Completely preventing instability isn’t realistic. But with the right strategies in place, we can minimize the effects.
We are shortchanging the very children who most need a strong start and the parents who are working hard to give their children a better life.
As the federal government invests more in prekindergarten and focuses on battling absenteeism, it’s important that policymakers and school administrators consider the link between the two.
Two provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act focus on early childhood education, marking a historic commitment to the youngest learners.
For the nearly 40 percent of children who are poor for at least a year, food stamps can help provide critical stability
Senior fellow Caroline Ratcliffe told a congressional committee on Tuesday why programs like SNAP are critical to a better future for poor children.
Spending on K-12 education, early education and care, nutrition and social services fell in 2014, while spending on children's health increased.
Parents' fluctuating hours could mean children experience different settings, caregivers, and meal and sleep schedules each day.