Child & Family

Using Small Groups and Sports to Reduce Youth Violence in Chicago

Can social and cognitive skills developed through in-school and after-school programming help reduce violence?

Forward: Beth Myers on the Current State of the GOP

Romney campaign strategist Beth Myers discusses the direction of the Republican party after the 2012 campaign.

Core-Knowledge: Sparking Interest in College

Authors use a randomized field experiment to study the impact of college knowledge on students’ attitudes toward and interests in college.

Earning the Diploma: The Effects of Financial Aid on College Persistence

Researchers investigate if scholarship money, on top of financial aid, can encourage students to remain in college.

Let’s Get Physical

A new study finds that mandating more time in physical education classes is a critical tool in combating childhood obesity.

Honor Thy Parents, Inhabit Their Basement

Returning to cohabitation with parents proves to be a valuable form of labor market insurance

What’s Cooking? Effects of a School Breakfast Program on Student Achievement

Your parents said it was the most important meal of the day, but does providing breakfast in the classroom have measurable effects on academic achievement?

Who Isn’t Paying the Rent?: Gender Discrepancies in Eviction

A new study examines the prevalence of eviction in the lives of low-income women living in Milwaukee.

Maintaining an Edge: How School Districts Respond to Competition

Researchers expand their focus on the effects of school-choice programs to include the reactions of districts to student migration.

Using NCAA Academic Performance Metrics Effectively: No Slam Dunk

Authors describe the implications of certain NCAA academic performance metrics

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