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Census Data Makes Clear We Need a National Child Poverty Target

| September 16, 2015 |

Today the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2014 data on income and poverty in the United States and unfortunately, the status quo remains. 21.1


Why a child poverty target is good education policy

| June 1, 2015 |

While both the House and Senate continue work on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, the primary federal education legislation), Congressman Danny Davis


How to Combat Child Poverty in the U.S.

| May 29, 2015 |

This blog post also appears in Huffington Post. Our nation’s leaders must do better than simply accept or ignore that 14.7 million, or 20


The Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2015

| May 19, 2015 |

One in five children in our nation live in poverty, and children continue to experience higher rates of poverty than any other age group