Double Jeopardy

How Third Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation

This report is based on a longitudinal study of nearly 4,000 students over the course of their high school careers. It outlines the problems, and suggests reforms to policy and programs that could resolve them.

January 1, 2012

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Climbing the Ladder of Reading Proficiency

The First Two Years of Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex

This report tells how a group of parents, educators, community-based service providers, funders and education experts created the Dunbar Learning Complex with the goal of permanently changing the path of children living in poverty. It also shares the impact of those efforts on children and their parents two years later.

January 1, 2012

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Overstressed Kids

Examining the Impact of Economic Insecurity on Children and Families

This report takes all the factors associated with family economic stress and explain how they could affect the growth and development of children. 

October 18, 2011

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Racial Gaps in Early Childhood

Socio-emotional Health, Developmental, and Educational Outcomes Among African-American Boys

This report looks at black and white boys and how racial disparities emerge in early childhood, especially for kids in poverty.

April 1, 2011

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