- America’s Vanishing Potential: The Case for PreK-3rd Education
June 3, 2010
AMERICA’S VANISHING POTENTIAL: The Case For PreK-3rd Education Many people like to believe that American children are generally doing quite well in school.
- The Academic Trajectories of Children of Immigrants and Their School Environments
June 3, 2010
In this article for Developmental Psychology, Han examined 14,000 children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey - Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K) to determine school’s role in shaping the academic performance of children of immigrants compared with native-born non-Hispanic white children.
- Children in Immigrant Families – The U.S. and 50 States: Economic Need Beyond the Official Poverty Measure
June 2, 2010
This Research Brief from Child Trends and The Center for Social and Demographic Analysis at the University of Albany, SUNY, finds that nearly one-half of children in immigrant families live in poverty when basic living and child care costs are taken into account.
- Challenges and Strategies to Maintaining Emotional Health: Qualitative Perspectives of Mexican Immigrant Mothers
June 1, 2010
Mexican immigrant mothers face many challenges that put them at increased risk for poor mental health.
- Facing Our Future: Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement
May 28, 2010
This report examines the consequences of parental arrest, detention, and deportation on 190 children in 85 families in six locations, providing in-depth details on parent-child separations, economic hardships, and children’s well-being.