Children who grow up in urban counties with high upward mobility exhibit fewer behavioral problems and perform better on cognitive tests, according to a study led by Princeton University.
Researchers have had trouble explaining why black children are much more likely than other children to suffer from asthma.
The Trump administration hopes to slash $10.6 billion from current education initiatives, channeling part of the money to expanding charter schools and providing vouchers for private and religious schools, recent reports indicate.
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.