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Kaushal, Neeraj – Future of Children, 2014
Better-educated parents generally have children who are themselves better educated, healthier, wealthier, and better off in almost every way than the children of the less educated. But this simple correlation does not prove that the relationship is causal. Neeraj Kaushal sifts through the evidence from economics and public policy and reviews large…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Educational Benefits, Educational Attainment, Educational Mobility
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Duncan, Greg J.; Magnuson, Katherine; Votruba-Drzal, Elizabeth – Future of Children, 2014
Families who live in poverty face disadvantages that can hinder their children's development in many ways, write Greg Duncan, Katherine Magnuson, and Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal. As they struggle to get by economically, and as they cope with substandard housing, unsafe neighborhoods, and inadequate schools, poor families experience more stress in…
Descriptors: Child Development, Family Income, Stress Variables, Poverty Programs