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Dear Evan Hansen
Movie

Dear Evan Hansen

Uneven adaptation of popular musical addresses suicide. Full expert review
This Is the Year
Movie

This Is the Year

Tween-friendly romcom rights the wrongs of '80s teen films. Full expert review
Cry Macho
Movie

Cry Macho

Eastwood's drama is awkward yet lovely; language, drinking. Full expert review
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
 
Movie

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Funny, poignant, thrilling MCU adventure; action violence. Full expert review
NBA 2K22
Game

NBA 2K22

On-court play shines, but ads steal the sport's spotlight. Full expert review
Star Wars Visions
TV

Star Wars Visions

Anime anthology is stylish and fun for fans, some violence. Full expert review
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Kids will gobble up these engaging picture books in both languages.
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Great TV Shows with Latinx Characters and Creators

Inspirational series with social messages and great stories bring Latinx culture home.

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Four Back-to-School Trends On Teachers’ Minds

Four Back-to-School Trends On Teachers’ Minds

From social emotional learning to family engagement, educators are focused on supporting their students through another uncertain year.
Designing Digital Spaces with Kids in Mind

Designing Digital Spaces with Kids in Mind

The UK’s Age Appropriate Design Code can now be enforced, and represents a major step forward in protecting kids online.
Streaming Content? Your Kids’ Privacy Might Be At Risk

Streaming Content? Your Kids’ Privacy Might Be At Risk

Our new report shows most streaming apps and devices do not meet the minimum level of privacy protections recommended for kids.
The Digital Equity Act Invests in Digital Navigators to Help Close the Digital Divide

The Digital Equity Act Invests in Digital Navigators to Help Close the Digital Divide

Lawmakers should include funding for digital navigator programs in the next federal infrastructure package.

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