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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

New Report from Common Sense Media Evaluates the Privacy Policies of the Most Popular Virtual Reality Headsets on the Market

The analysis reveals the top seven VR devices fail to meet the minimum privacy and security requirements recommended to keep kids safe.

Monday, October 17, 2022

Common Sense Education Celebrates a Decade of Leadership in Digital Citizenship, a Global Effort to Prepare Students for Success in the Online World

Digital Citizenship Week, which runs October 17–21, marks the 10-year anniversary since Common Sense Education created the weeklong recognition to help educators address the critical issues children face in a fast-changing world of media and technology.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Common Sense Media Launches Spanish-Language Ratings and Reviews to Help Latino Families Find High-Quality, Age-Appropriate Content for Kids

Launching at the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, the new offering will help Spanish-speaking households find great movie and TV show picks the entire family can enjoy.

Monday, August 15, 2022

Common Sense Media Launches Campaign in Arizona to Help Families Apply for Free Internet

Bilingual advertising and outreach initiative will encourage eligible households to apply for the new Affordable Connectivity Program in an effort to close the digital divide and cut rising costs

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Common Sense Education Releases New Resources To Make Back-to-School a Little Easier for Educators

New easy-to-use tools and engaging content will help students think critically about the tech and media they use for learning and entertainment.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Common Sense Media Expands Selections Seal of Excellence to Kids- and Family-Centered Podcasts

Recipients of the distinguished seal represent the very best in podcasts, covering diverse representations, educational value, positive messages, and more.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

YouTube Videos Consumed by Kids and Teens Are Often Devoid of Diversity or Perpetuate Racial, Ethnic, and Gender stereotypes

A new report by Common Sense Media takes a unique look at YouTube content through the lens of kids' ethnic-racial development.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Common Sense Media Launches First-of-Its-Kind Comprehensive Podcast Ratings and Reviews Destination for Kids and Families

The new offering has been created with child development in mind and will use the organization's award-winning, research-backed rubric that families know and trust.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Two Years Into the Pandemic, Media Use Has Increased 17% Among Tweens and Teens

A new research report by Common Sense Media sheds light on what's driving the growth of media use by tweens and teens, and the media activities they enjoy most.

Monday, February 7, 2022

Common Sense Celebrates Safer Internet Day One Year After Bringing Award-Winning Curriculum to the UK

Common Sense Education's Digital Citizenship Curriculum is used by nearly 20,000 educators across the United Kingdom to help children make smart choices online.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

New Report from Common Sense Media Assesses Privacy Policies of Hundreds of Education and Consumer Tech Apps and Services

Analysis of privacy practices over the last five years reveals increasing transparency but troubling growth of tech companies selling data.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Parents Seek More Diversity in Movies & Television for Kids, But the Entertainment Industry Continues to Fall Short

New Report & Parent Poll by Common Sense Media Reveals Gap Between Consumer Demand and Hollywood Reality

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Arizona Organizations Call On Senators Sinema and Kelly To Extend the Emergency Connectivity Fund

If not extended, funding for the program will be exhausted this month, stalling progress for the estimated 15 million students in the K-12 digital divide.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Common Sense Census Presents: Remote Learning and Digital Equity During the Pandemic, 2021

New Common Sense research shows that children of color have been far more likely to experience disruptions in learning due to lack of digital access during the pandemic than White kids.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Groups Call on State and Local Governments to Help Enroll Families in the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Enrolling eligible families for up to $3,600 per child under the American Rescue Plan's Child Tax Credit is a "win-win" for families and local businesses

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

New Analysis from Common Sense Media Assesses Consumer Privacy Policies and Practices of Top Streaming Apps and Devices

Report reveals the majority of streaming apps and devices are not meeting the minimum level of privacy protections recommended for kids

Monday, June 21, 2021

Common Sense Launches "Campaign for America's Children" to raise awareness about new child tax credit and other benefits for kids and families in President Biden's American Rescue Plan

$10 million campaign to help lower- and middle-income families access benefits and advocate for making the new child tax credit permanent.

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Jason Maymon

Vice President of communications

[email protected] commonsense.org

Phone: (347) 931-1633

Lorena Taboas

Media Relations Manager

[email protected] commonsense.org

Phone: (786) 521-4215


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