Impact University: Children


Class Differences in Child-Rearing Are on the Rise >

Miller, C. C. (2015-12-17, The New York Times): The class differences in child rearing are growing, researchers say — a symptom of widening inequality with far-reaching consequences. Different upbringings set children on different paths and can deepen socioeconomic divisions.

Early Childhood

Alliance for Early Success >

The Alliance for Early Success is a catalyst for bringing state, national, and funding partners together to improve state policies for children, starting at birth and continuing through age eight.


Child Trends >

Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that provides valuable information and insights on the well-being of children and youth.

Early Childhood

National Center for Children in Poverty >

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is one of the nation's leading public policy centers dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children.


The Terrible Loneliness of Growing Up Poor in Robert Putnam’s America >

Badger, E. (2015-03-06, The Washington Post): Robert Putnam, the Harvard political scientist and author of "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," discusses the inequality of opportunity for children and its long-term effects.

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