Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Reflecting on Over a Decade of Digital Citizenship Education

October 14, 2022

This Digital Citizenship Week, it's time to recognize how far we've come, and what the future holds for digital citizenship and our school communities.

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This Back-to-School, It's Time to Talk Teacher Mental Health

August 31, 2022

Educators need more support for their own well-being so they can continue to teach and support our students.

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Ensuring Healthy Development in the Digital Age

April 4, 2022

The Common Sense Early Childhood Toolkit helps children develop vital executive functioning skills.

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Digital Literacy and Citizenship Is Part of Equitable Access

March 31, 2022

Empowering kids to be smart online is a vital component of closing the digital divide.

What Does the New Infrastructure Law Mean for America's Kids and Families?

November 15, 2021

Expanded access to affordable internet at home is one key benefit.

Extend the Emergency Connectivity Fund

September 30, 2021

New research from the Common Sense Census reveals the homework gap is still disproportionately a problem for Black and Hispanic/Latino kids.

Four Back-to-School Trends On Teachers' Minds

September 7, 2021

From social emotional learning to family engagement, educators are focused on supporting their students through another uncertain year.

Streaming Content? Your Kids’ Privacy Might Be At Risk

August 24, 2021

Our new report shows most streaming apps and devices do not meet the minimum level of privacy protections recommended for kids.

Progress in Closing the Digital Divide in California

August 2, 2021

The $6 billion included in the new budget provides both expanded broadband access and a blueprint for other states to follow