American Jobs Plan: “President Biden’s broadband infrastructure plan is a win for every family and business in America, in every part of the country.”
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
One Year into the Pandemic, a New Survey Reveals That Teens and Young Adults Are Actively Turning to Online Sources to Cope with Mental Health
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Findings show that, for many young people, social media is a positive tool to help deal with depression and promote well-being, especially during COVID
James P. Steyer, CEO and Founder of Common Sense, Condemns Racism and Attacks on the Asian American Community
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The following statement was released by James P. Steyer, founder and CEO, Common Sense, on the recent attacks on members of the Asian American community.
Saturday, March 6, 2021
The following was released by James P. Steyer, CEO and founder, Common Sense on the new American Rescue Plan Act
Common Sense Celebrates Safer Internet Day by Bringing Award-Winning Digital Citizenship Resources to the United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Education Scotland and the Welsh government partner with Common Sense to reach up to 1 million children this year
The U.S. K-12 Digital Divide Has Narrowed, but Must Close to Eliminate Risks to Students and the Economy
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
More Action at the Federal, State, and Local Levels Focused on Equitable, Universal Digital Access and More Funding Are Needed, Per New Study from BCG, Common Sense, and the Southern Education Foundation
Statement from Common Sense and James P. Steyer Regarding Congress’ Emergency COVID Relief Bill Agreement
Monday, December 21, 2020
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The following statement was released today by James P. Steyer, CEO and Founder, Common Sense, in response to high-level talks today regarding a COVID emergency relief package.
Monday, December 14, 2020
The following was released by James P. Steyer, CEO and founder, Common Sense on the new UK laws to hold tech platforms accountable:
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Common Sense Growth will pursue mission-aligned commercial projects that improve the lives of kids and families
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Families can access specially curated library of on-demand gaming content and reviews
As Online Videos Dominate Young Kids' Screen Time, YouTube Exposes Them to Age-Inappropriate Content
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Two new research reports from Common Sense benchmark media use for kids age 0–8 pre-pandemic, and provide a deep dive into what young kids see on YouTube, the dominant online video-streaming platform
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Although States and Districts Have Acted Swiftly, More Is Needed to Close the Digital Divide, a New Analysis Finds
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Report from BCG, Common Sense, and EducationSuperHighway Offers Fresh Insights and Guidance on How States and Districts Can Make Greater Progress During COVID-19 on One of America’s Toughest Challenges
Common Sense Launches Which Side of History? Campaign to Challenge Leaders to Reverse the Harm Tech Is Having on Democracy and Our Lives
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Campaign kicks off today at 10 a.m. PT with a virtual event co-hosted by the Commonwealth Club
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The following was released by James P. Steyer, CEO and founder, Common Sense on the new HEROES Act:
New Survey: Majority of Teens Say Online Learning Is Worse Than In-Person, but Only 19% Think School Should Return to Full In-Person Instruction
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Teens Say They Learn Better in Person and Worry About Falling Behind but Have Little Confidence Their Schools Will Keep Them Safe from the Coronavirus
New Survey Reveals Americans Are Deeply Skeptical That Their Votes Will Be Counted Fairly and Young Adults Are Least Likely to Know How to Participate in the Election Process
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
A new Common Sense/SurveyMonkey poll that looks at civic engagement by age raises questions about what young adults will do heading into the election
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Industry veteran, previously at Sony, will lead the organization's first for-profit venture, a Public Benefit Corporation, that will create and distribute quality media experiences for kids
New Report from Common Sense Tackles the Adolescent Mental Health Crisis and Its Associations with Digital Technology Use
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Tweens, Teens, Tech & Mental Health provides guidance to identify adolescents who may be most vulnerable, while acknowledging the critical importance of technology for teens, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
K–12 Student Digital Divide Much Larger Than Previously Estimated and Affects Teachers, Too, New Analysis Shows
Monday, June 29, 2020
New Common Sense and Boston Consulting Group analysis shows 15 to 16 million kids—3 to 4 million more than previous estimates—and as many as 400,000 teachers lack adequate internet or computing devices at home.
Friday, June 26, 2020
New curated collection features Common Sense Selections and other outstanding movies and TV shows that teach important character strengths.
ADL, NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Common Sense, Free Press, and Color of Change Call for Global Corporations to Pause Advertising on Facebook to Stop Hate Online
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
As Facebook has fueled the spread of hate online, a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, organizes global corporations standing in solidarity against such hate.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Wide Open School introduces Spanish-language resources, as well as themed lessons to combat summer slide and provide structure and family support services.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Common Sense released the following statement in response to recent news and events in the United States.