High-quality pre-K programs can indeed play an important role in improving later outcomes for children, particularly for children from more disadvantaged families, according to evidence presented in the latest issue of Future of Children, a joint-publication of...
As incarceration rates have increased in the United States, so has the likelihood that children will endure the imprisonment of a parent — especially among the most disadvantaged populations. But how does the imprisonment of parents and other household members influence a child or adolescent’s future?
Financial strain has long been one of the leading causes of family discord, but a recent study suggests that simply living through major economic recessions increases a mother’s chance of suffering from domestic violence.
Concern for the health and well-being of others has long been a driving force for Marlise Pierre-Wright ’12, MPA ’16.
Forecasts suggest that by 2050, the world could see 200 million environmental migrants, many of whom would be children.
Recent studies of mortality trends paint a gloomy picture for many middle-aged and older Americans, but a new study focused on children reveals a more optimistic future.
Since the discovery that its water supply had been contaminated with unsafe levels of lead, the city of Flint, Michigan, has been under a state of emergency.