Children from union households, as well as those who grew up in geographic areas with high union membership, climb higher up the economic ladder.
With his new book, Robert Putnam is giving the plight of poor children in America the national attention it deserves.
New initiatives seek to ensure children in every neighborhood have easy access to their local library.
The national economy may be rebounding from the 2007 – 2009 recession, but school revenue continues to take a hit. Lack of funding has shut students out from athletics, clubs, and after-school help.