Media Outreach

The latest media coverage of CHILDREN AT RISK including press for events, research, and advocacy. Frequently updated, so check back often. Be sure to tune in to KPFT 90.1FM in Houston every Monday from 3:00-4:00 for CHILDREN AT RISK’s weekly radio show Growing Up in America or click here to listen to past shows.

Press Contact: Rashena Lindsay Flagg

Public Relations Consultant: rashena@pretcfirm.com

July 24, 2014Leaders at UH Sugar Land human trafficking summit aim to educate CHILDREN AT RISK’s Bob Sanborn joins community leaders in Sugar Land to educate people about human trafficking

July 21, 2014- Community comes together to address human trafficking CHILDREN AT RISK’s Bob Sanborn joins community and political leaders to address human trafficking.

June 20, 2014Texas needs to adjust immigration system CHILDREN AT RISK’s Dr. Bob Sanborn authored an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle about the need for action in response to the recent surge of unaccompanied migrant children.

June 18, 2014Schools ranked among best in Austin by Children At Risk Austin Statesman reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual Statewide School Rankings.

June 12, 2014Children fleeing abuse being detained at the border CHILDREN AT RISK’s Bob Sanborn shares with CW 39 NewsFix about the child safety issue of migrant children fleeing their home countries to fine safety.

June 12, 2014Surge of Latin Children Crossing The U.S. Border FOX reports as CHILDREN AT RISK calls to attention the recent surge of unaccompanied migrant children at the border.

June 12, 2014Children at Risk pushing for changes in policy KHOU takes a look at organizations including CHILDREN AT RISK who are coming together to protect unaccompanied migrant children from the violence in their home countries.

June 12, 2014Children at Risk Working to Help Border Kids Seeking Asylum Majic 102.1 highlights the massive surge of unaccompanied children crossing America’s southern border to seek asylum.

June 2, 2014Houston schools rank among best in Texas for STEM programs Houston Business Journal reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s STEM Rankings.

May 30, 2014Child Advocacy Group Says 60% Of Texas School Children Would Benefit From All-Day Pre-K CHILDREN AT RISK President and CEO, Dr. Bob Sanborn, shares with Texas Public Radio the benefits of all-day Pre-Kindergarten education.

May 29, 2014Children at Risk host early education policy luncheon KVUE reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Early Education Policy Luncheon to focus on the importance of early education for long-term outcomes for children and the economy.

May 25, 2014- Organization ranks Texas school districts Temple Daily Telegram reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

May 29, 2014Study: Too many SA schools don’t make the grade KSAT reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

May 20, 2014Local schools rate ‘A’ to ‘F’ The Beaumont Enterprise reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings

May 19, 2014- Fort Bend ISD Ranked 4th Among Greater Houston Area’s 2014 Children at Risk Rankings Sugar Land Magazine reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

May 19, 2014- Best and Worst Central Texas School List KEYE reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

May 5, 2014- Children at Risk releases 2014 rankings Cypress Creek Mirror reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 30, 2014Friendswood, Clear Creek schools ranked among area’s best Galveston County Daily News reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 29, 2014Group lists best schools in North Texas FOX 4 reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 29, 2014Children at Risk releases 2014 rankings Cypress Creek Mirror reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 29, 2014- Suburban School Districts Sweep Top Rankings In Greater Houston Houston Public Media reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 29, 2014Houston a Focal Point as Advocates Target Sex Trafficking The Texas Tribune takes a look at human trafficking in Houston. CHILDREN AT RISK’s Bob Sanborn outlines the situation in Houston.

April 28, 2014- 2014 School Ratings: How Good or Bad is Your Child’s Campus? News 92FM reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 28, 2014Group announces rankings for top Houston public schools KPRC reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 28, 2014In New Ranking, Seven Of North Texas’ Top 10 High Schools Are In Dallas ISD KERA News reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 28, 2014What Top High Schools In Greater Houston Have In Common Houston Public Media reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 26, 2014North Texas charter schools more likely to perform poorly, group’s rankings find The Dallas Morning News reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 26, 2014School rankings offer peek at performance The Houston Chronicle reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Annual School Rankings.

April 16, 2014Kool & the Gang trigger a wild disco party in Houston with local TV news host in on the action Houston CultureMap describes CHILDREN AT RISK’s 8th Annual Stand Up Gala with Kool & The Gang.

March 25, 2014- Local leaders push for school breakfast system FOX 29 reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Luncheon on Universal School Breakfast that was attended by school district administrators, policy makers, and community members to explore the impact and casual affect of the Universal School Breakfast Program.

March 20, 2014- Nation’s top human trafficking route runs through Houston The US House Homeland Security Committee held a field hearing entitled “Combating Human Trafficking in Our Major Cities.” CHILDREN AT RISK’s Dr. Bob Sanborn served as a witness, testifying to the problem of human trafficking in Houston.

February 14, 2014 I-TEAM: Child trafficking concerns local authorities KENS 5 looks at CHILDREN AT RISK’s research in human trafficking to explain trends in San Antonio. Understanding the urgency of the problem, the crimes against children task force can better address the problem.

January 13, 2014 Here’s a school guide with letter grades for Dallas and Fort Worth Public Schools KERA News talks with CHILDREN AT RISK Research Coordinator Jessica Noel about the Texas School Guide, available in both English and Spanish, and the questions parents had that will now be answered.

January 11, 2014 Finally: school rankings that make senseThe Fort Worth Star Telegram reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Texas School Guide publication praising it as a guide parents can use to advocate for their children’s education.
January 11, 2014 - New school guide helps Dallas parents through maze of school choiceThe Dallas Morning News looks at CHILDREN AT RISK’s  Texas School Guide as resource helping parents to navigate the public school system.
January 2, 2014 Houston and Its Strip Clubs Call a Truce President and CEO, Bob Sanborn, speaks out against Mayor Parker’s controversial agreement with 16 strip clubs in Houston. The agreement requires those 16 clubs to jointly contribute $1 million annually to a unit in the Houston Police Department devoted to fighting human trafficking.
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