Urban Institute research explores the important intersections among schools, families, communities, and the workplace—from prekindergarten through postsecondary education and across the workforce. Drawing on our expertise in job trends, child development, and neighborhood revitalization, we diagnose the challenges facing school systems and assess how to help youth succeed in school and in 21st-century careers.


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Senior fellow
Director, Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population
Senior research associate