Literacy, Numeracy, and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments Among U.S. Adults: First Lookexamines basic skills by demographic and other socioeconomic factors, including race, educational attainment, foreign status, and age.
In exciting news for earned sick days and paid family and medical leave advocates across the country, the American Public Health Association (APHA) has issued a policy statement supporting steps to create paid leave policies.
Much attention has been paid in the last few weeks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), so-called Obamacare. So far, most of that discussion has ranged from the launch of the federal website to the overall effectiveness of the ACA in providing healthcare ins
"Being labeled ‘at risk' is like being voted least likely to succeed. For where there is no faith in your future success, there is no real effort to prepare you for it," says Carol Brunson Day, one of the many experts to contribute commentary to the National Black Child Development Institute's (NBCDI) latest publication, Being Black Is Not a Risk Factor: A Strengths-Based Look at the State of the Black Child.
Unfortunately, most low-income African American and Hispanic children cannot access the kinds of transformative educational opportunities necessary to put them on a path to college and, eventually, out of poverty and into the middle class. Nationally, onl
Workers who are caregivers to children or other dependents often face considerable hardships as they try to meet their caregiving obligations while performing their jobs. In San Francisco, workers will soon have a potential avenue to address these issues.