- PreK-3rd’s Lasting Architecture: Successfully Serving Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students in Union City, New Jersey
September 12, 2013
Union City Public Schools has overcome the crippling effects of poverty and prejudice to close the achievement gap between its low-income Hispanic students and their wealthier peers across New Jersey.
- Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in America’s New Non-Majority Generation
August 26, 2013
There are significant disparities in the education, economic well-being, and health of children in the U.S. based on their race-ethnicity and whether or not their parents are immigrants, according to Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in America’s New Non-Majority Generation, the first report ever to draw these comparisons.
- Do Middle-Class Families Benefit from High-Quality PreK?
July 17, 2013
A new policy brief from the Center for Research on Children in the U.S. (CROCUS) by William T. Gormley, Jr., Karin Kitchens, and Shirley Adelstein at Georgetown University explores the effects of state-funded pre-K programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on different population groups to understand if middle-class families benefit from the program.
- A Stronger Safety Net for America’s Children
June 27, 2013
Federal safety net initiatives lift millions of children out of poverty and mitigate the scope and impact of problems ranging from illness to hunger.
- 2012 Child Well-Being Index (CWI)
December 13, 2012
The 2012 Annual Release of the CWI reports that American families’ economic decline preceded the recession, jeopardizing both middle class and low income children.
- Peer Violence Among Teenagers: Trends in Violence and Threats of Violence in Schools: 1991-2010
August 1, 2012
A special Child Well-Being Index (CWI) report from Duke University tracks trends over time in percentages and numbers of middle and high school students exposed to four forms of peer-to-peer adolescent violence in schools, specifically: threat without injury; threat with a weapon without injury; intentional injury without a weapon; and injury with a weapon.
- The Well-Being of America’s Children: Developing and Improving the Child and Youth Well-Being Index
July 30, 2012
This Foundation for Child Development funded volume: Improves the understanding of how the well-being of American’s children can be measured and improved The first book of its kind to address the issue of developing and Improving the Child and Youth Well-Being Index Includes a systematic description and presentation of a unified approach to these topics The volume attests to the evolution of the Child Well-Being Index and asks what it promises for understanding the progress — or lack of progress — in enhancing the life prospects of all American children.
- Relationships and Building a Community Focus: City of Bremerton
April 10, 2012
This presentation was given by Linda Sullivan-Dudzic on March 13, 2012 as part of the U.S Department of Education webinar on PreK-3rd as a strategy to improve student achievement.