Poverty Category

Poor teens who graduate high school, get a job and do not get pregnant out of marriage move to middle class

THE BROOKING INSTITUTE: Policy aimed at promoting economic opportunity for poor children must be framed within three stark realities. First, many poor children come from families that do not give them the kind of support that middle-class children get from their families. Second, as a result, these children enter kindergarten far behind their more advantaged […]

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