Lara Burt

Intern

Lara Burt is a summer 2016 intern with New America’s Family-Centered Social Policy program. Previously, Lara worked as a Metro DC Reading Corps tutor in Washington, D.C., providing individualized reading instruction to students in grades K-3. She is currently pursuing an AM degree (MSW equivalent) at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration with concentrations in social service administration and family support work.

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Babies in Prison? It’s Not What You Think

EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
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.


EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
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.


EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
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.


TANF and Teachers

Lara Burt argues that current policies are keeping single mothers down and out of school.


EDUCATION POLICY
Guest Post: Mainstream Media Coverage of Multilingualism Growing