A third of U.S. families face a different kind of poverty

Before the pandemic, one-third of U.S. households with children were already "net worth poor," lacking enough financial resources to sustain their families for three months at a poverty level, finds new research from Duke ...

Report: Fewer school suspensions, lots of absences

New government numbers offer a mixed snapshot of progress for the nation's schoolchildren—with worrisome figures on how many students miss school, stubborn disparities on discipline, but encouraging strides in cutting the ...

Parental involvement key to preventing child bullying

Communities across the United States are developing programs to address child bullying. New research shows that parents can play an important role in preventing their children from becoming bullies in the first place.

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