This semiannual journal provides research and analysis to promote effective policies and programs for children. This volume features the following articles:
Improving Children’s Prospects: An Overview
Our Elementary and Secondary Schools: Equalizing Opportunity or Replicating the Status Quo?
Children’s Health and Social Mobility
Making It in America: Social Mobility in the Immigrant Population
Early Childhood Development and Social Mobility
Isabel Sawhill is vice president and director of the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. She served as associate director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Sara S. McLanahan is professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University, where she is also director of the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing. She is coauthor of Growing Up with a Single Parent (Harvard, 1994).