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We’re excited to introduce our new and improved website, MottPoll.org! For the past several months, we’ve been working behind the scenes to create a better experience for our website visitors. Here’s a quick overview of some of the new features you can use here.
This month’s Mott Poll report asked parents about their confidence in the ability of their child’s school to handle various health situations, such as administering first aid and responding to an asthma attack or suspected mental health problem.
A 2016 Mott Poll found disparities in participation in school activities among middle/high school students from households earning less than $60,000/year.
This month’s Mott Poll report showed that parents were most concerned about bullying and internet safety.
The FDA recently announced a new youth education campaign to reduce e-cigarette use.
August 1 - 7 is World Breastfeeding Week, a campaign to encourage breastfeeding and support nursing mothers worldwide.
This month’s Mott Poll report showed how parents’ lack of awareness about what vaccines their teens need may contribute to lower vaccination rates for adolescents.
In a 2015 Mott Poll, 88% of parents said their teens' schools start before 8:30 a.m. About half of those parents said they would support moving the start of the school day back to 8:30 or later.
This month’s Mott Poll report asked mothers of children 0-5 about their experiences with criticism about their parenting choices. Moms and media outlets across the country have been sharing their thoughts and stories. Here’s a roundup of the conversation.
This week's blog for National Safety Month looks at tweens staying home alone without adult supervision.