This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Asha Banerjee discusses the AAPI community's immense achievements in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the systemic racism and hardship AAPI workers and families regularly face.
Decades of studies, including the most recent Head Start Impact Study, have found that at the end of Head Start, the program shows wide-ranging positive effects on children and families from language and pre-reading abilities to parenting skills.
Despite opportunities for advancing school readiness and child well-being, children of immigrants are less likely than children of U.S.-born citizens to access early education programs. An Urban Institute report confirms that states and local communities can improve access to preschool by using intentional outreach and enrollment strategies and building stronger relationships with parents.
As we recognize the health benefits of vaccination during National Infant Immunization Week, we must also recognize the impossible choice faced by many working parents: jeopardize their family’s financial stability to take their children to immunization appointments or put those children at risk of contracting a dangerous illness.
A new brief from CLASP examines the hard questions that students and policymakers are asking about postsecondary education and training outcomes at a time of sustained unemployment and sluggish job growth.
A new report from Feeding America, a network of over 200 food banks across the country, highlights troubling data and national trends on food insecurity (not knowing when or where your next meal will come from).