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A Lot of Data to Celebrate But More to Do

Income is up, poverty is down, but disparities in economic security remain substantial.

A Lot of Data to Celebrate But More to Do

Income is up, poverty is down, but disparities in economic security remain substantial.


Steps Forward for Paid Leave

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Not Just Book Shelves: Libraries as Key Spaces for Family Engagement

Today's libraries are playing an important role for families as learning spaces.


Getting Out Comes at a Cost

Many returning citizens are faced with a mountain of debt after they are released from prison.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Babies in Prison? It’s Not What You Think

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Tackling Child Poverty in the U.S: Lessons from the U.K.

The United States has a lot to learn from Britain when it comes to addressing child poverty.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Head Start Brings Support to Migrant Farmworker Children and Their Parents

The Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) program addresses the unique needs of migrant farmworker children and their families.


2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book Finds Stagnating Poverty and Racial Inequity

Key trends in 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book include gains in health insurance but stagnating poverty and racial inequity.


Dismantling Defaults

Video from our panel at New America's 2016 Annual Conference


The Not So Secret Reality for Millions of Americans

A response to Neil Gabler's piece, "The Secret Shame of Middle Class Americans."


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Proposed Child Nutrition Bill Could Reverse Progress on Food Security

Opening Doors (and Accounts) at Tax Time

Basic tools for financial management should not be a privilege.