The Answer Sheet: casey foundation report

Posted at 03:00 AM ET, 07/27/2010

Good, bad news on U.S. children

Even before the U.S. economic turndown began in the late 1990s, the child poverty rate had increased in this decade, affecting nearly one-fifth of American kids, according to a new report on the well-being of American kids.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:00 AM ET, 07/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 05/18/2010

Report looks at role of poverty, parents in student success

A new report by the Casey Foundation shows the close link between poverty and student success in reading, and makes recommendations for schools and community members.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:15 PM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)