The Great Recession may be over, but the number of children living in poverty or low-income families is still higher than pre-recession levels.
Children are used as spies and guards near these IS posts to gather information. Continue reading
In Robert Putnam’s new book, “Our Kids,” he argues that America has become more segregated by class since the 1950s and uses his hometown of Port Clinton, Ohio, as an example. Learn what residents of Port Clinton are doing to tackle that socioeconomic divide. Continue reading
Since Robert Putnam’s youth, America has become more racially and religiously integrated, but more segregated by class. In his new book “Our Kids,” the Harvard professor — of “Bowling Alone” fame — argues that social immobility presents an economic problem for all Americans — not just the poor kids. Continue reading
Fred Rogers recorded a message for those who grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” a few months before he died. Continue reading
Children’s entertainment giants like Jim Henson TV, DreamWorks, Sesame Street and programs like Thomas the Tank Engine are partnering with YouTube to push content on the new app. Educational programs like National Geographic Kids and YouTube stars like vlogger Hank Green, executive producer of SciShow and SciShow Kids, will also provide content via the app.
The report measured poverty among students by the number of those that qualified for free and reduced lunch. Continue reading