Topic: children

How to Target Intergenerational Poverty With a Basic Life Skill

— Programs that strengthen the executive function of families — aligning services for children and their parents — gives those families the tools to manage the parenting challenges that are often exacerbated by economic insecurity. Read more

Does Head Start Promote Outcomes for Low-Income Parents?

— While the landmark program begun during President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty is always discussed in terms of impacts for poor children, a new study shows that Head Start fosters parents’ own educational advances. Read more