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Follow-Up to Tennessee Pre-K Study Raises Questions About Program's Effects
October 26, 2016, Education Week by Christina Samuels

Light Research Hasn't Slowed Pre-K Expansion
October 27, 2016, The Atlantic

As Global Temperatures Rise, Children Must be Central to Climate Change Debates
May 12, 2016, Environmental Research Web

Pushing our Food System to Extremes
May 11, 2016, NRDC, by Juanita Constible

The Effect of Climate Change upon Children
May 10, 2016, Saved to Serve, 

Children are most at Risk from Climate Change
May 9, 2016,, by Katharine Gammon

Children and Climate Change: The Science of Climate Change
May 9, 2016, Fight Entropy, by Jesse Anttila-Hughes

Educational Inequality Demands a Christian Response
April 28, 2016, Christianity Today, by Ferrell Foster

Fossil Fuel Billionaires Kill Children
May 5, 2016, truthout, by the Daily Take Team, The Thom Hartman Program- Op-Ed

How to Prevent a Disaster for Children in Developing Countries
May 6, 2016, Harvard Kennedy School, by Doug Gavel

Weighing the Cost and Benefits of Climate Change to Our Children
May 5, 2016, Duke Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Children are Vulnerable to Climate Change
May 5, 2016, Eatglobe, by Michael Friedlander

The Future of Children: Children and Climate Change
May 4, 2016, Physicians for Social Responsibility

As Global Temperatures Rise, Children Must be Central  to Climate Change Debates
May 4, 2016, Science Daily

Also on Constantine Alexander's Blog: Our Sea, Our Life

The World's Children are Already Suffering from Climate Change
May 4, 2016, The Brookings Institution, by Allegra Pocinki and Richard Reeves

Faculty Experts from Diverse Fields Explore the Impact of Climate Change on Children
May 4, 2016, Princeton University, by Michael Hotchkiss

Why Family Matters, and Why Traditional Families are Still Best
October 27, 2015, Los Angeles Times, by Jonah Goldberg

Also printed in The New York Post, October 27, 2015

It's Essential to Make Contraception Readily Available
October 27, 2015, GoLocalWorchester.  by Rob Horowitz

For Richer, Not Poorer: Marriage and the Growing Class Divide
October 26, 2015, US News & World Report, by Lindsey Cook

Crop Subsidies Could Top $8 Billion Due to Price Plunge
Food Insecurity Affects More than The Poor
September 16, 2014, Congressional Quarterly by Philip Brasher

Military Children and Their Families Remain an Invisible Subculture
November 11, 2013, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Website

Study: Military Family Support Programs Flawed
October 28, 2013, Association of Defense communities

Marine Corps Seeks Better Bang for Its Buck in Family Support Programs
October 21, 2013, Federal News Radio, by Jared Serbu 

Latino Access to preschool Key in Narrowing Hispanic-White Gap, Says Study
October 16, 2012, NBC News Education Nation Blog

Off Base, Military Kids Struggle to Find Support
October 3, 2013, Navy Times, by Patricia Kime
October 3, 2013, Army Times

The Postsecondary Education Conundrum
June 18, 2013, The Los Angeles Post, by Cecilia Elena Rouse

The Future of Children: Children With Disabilities
June 6, 2012, Early Intervention in Natural Environments Blog

The Postsecondary Education Conundrum
June 5, 2013, The Cutting Edge, by Cecilia Elena Rouse

Should you Go to College?
May 31, 2013, The Atlantic,  by Derek Thompson

An Irrefutable Data-Based Argument for Going to College
May 29, 2013, Business Insider,

Marketing to Kids: Toy Sellers' Bonanza or Parental Danger Zone?
December 5, 2012, Knowledge@Wharton

Chronic Mental Health Issues in Children Loom Larger than Physical Problems
July 16, 2012, JAMA by Anita Slomski

Sentencing Reflects Rethinking on Juvenile Justice
June 26, 2012, The New York Times by Ethan Bonner

Could Texting While Parenting Harm Baby's Development?
June 3, 2012, The Star-Ledger by Neal Halfon

Children's Disability Program Lags on Reviews, Report Says 
May 24, 2012, The Boston Globe by Patricia Wen

Future of Children Volume on Immigration Addresses Critical Issues for Minority Children
May 17, 2012, Woodrow Wilson School News by Lauren Moore

The Blurring Boarders Between Work and Family
May 17, 2012, Sohoblog

Children with Disabilities
May 15, 2012, Education Week: Report Roundup by Nirvi Shah

8% of Children Have Some Form of Disability, Majority are Mental/Behavioral Disabilities
May 14, 2012, Open Minds

Young Children of Unmarried Parents Fare Worse When a Father's Support is Court-Ordered
May 14, 2012, Science Codex

SSI Program for Disabled Children Gets Further Scrutiny in Nation's Capital
May 11, 2012, The Boston Globe by Patricia Wen

New Report Examines Children with Disabilities
May 11, 2012, Public Consulting Group by Patsy Crawford

Why are Dads the New Moms?
May 11, 2012, The Wall Street Journal by Susan Gregory Thomas

The Future of Children: Children with Disabilities
May 9, 2012, CWLA Children's Monitor Blog

Causes of Kids' Disability Less Likely Physical
May 8, 2012, Medpage Today by Emily P. Walker

Youth Disabilities Shift from Physical to Mental Testing Resources
May 8, 2012, Education Week on Special Education Blog

The Number of Children Diagnosed with a Disability at an "Unprecedented" Level, New Report Finds
May 8, 2012, BirthtoThrive Online Blog

Environment Key to Preventing Childhood Disabilities
May 7, 2012, Environmental Protection Website

Parents, You Can Help Your Tech-Savvy Children Make Good Choices About the Time they Spend With Computers and the Software they Use.
May 7, 2012, The Roanoke Times by Ralph Berrier, Jr.

Tackling Childhood Disabilities Through Environment
May 5, 2012, PUNCH

New Report Shows Increasing Numbers of Children Diagnosed with Mental Health...
May 3, 2012, Mental Health Hub

Princeton/Brookings: Future of Children
May 3, 2012, Economics, Psychology and Policy Blog

Disabilities in Kids are Increasingly Nonphysical
May 2, 2012, The Columbus Dispatch by Rita Price

Disability Scoop, May 4, 2012 

Princeton/Brookings "Future of Children" new issue: Children with Disabilities
May 3, 2012- Economics, Psychology and Policy
May 1, 2012-ADHD Voices

New Report Shows Increasing Numbers of Children Diagnosed with Mental Health Disabilities- Exceeding Physical Disabilities
May 2, 2012, Health News

Environment Key to Preventing Childhood Disabilities
May 1, 2012, Science Daily

Report Says More Kids Have Mental Health Disorders
May 1, 2012, The Columbus Dispatch by Rita Price

For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage
February 17, 2012, The New York Times by Jason DeParle and Sabrina Tavernise

No Data Support Communities in Schools' Claims on CMS Dropouts
February 6, 2012, The Charlotte Observer by Ann Doss Helms

Millennials Seek Work-Life Balance; "Future of Children" Issue Offers Ideas
January 4, 2012, MacArthur Network on Transitions to Adulthood

Inquirer Editorial: Bosses Must Be Creative
December 26, 2011, by Cynthia Burton

Future of Children's Research Shows Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility Policies Can Benefit Families, Employees, and Employers
December 20, 2011, The Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

More Mothers Stay on the Job Through Pregnancy:
Plus, more now return to work within three months of childbirth

November 10, 2011, Market Watch, Ruth Mantell's on the Job

Smaller Families Mean Fewer Siblings to Care for Mom and Dad
November 9, 2011, Psychology Today: Adulthood, What's the Rush Blog

Marriage Rates Declining for Blacks, Less Educated: Study
October 20, 2011, The Huffington Post by Stephanie Hallett

Most American Parents Suffer Work-Family Conflict
October 19, 2011, The Job Mouse by Lynn Herman

Who Will Drive Workplace Flexibility?
October 19, 2011, WorldatWork Post Blog

Work Supports and Benefits Access
October 18, 2011, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Work Family Conflict: Look to Employers and Communities for Solutions- Future of Children (US)
October 18, 2011, The Brotherhood Library Current Awareness Portal

Work-Family Conflict- Juggling Kids, Aging Parents and a Job you Want to Keep
October 12, 2011, Nonprofit Resource Memo

Work-Family Balance Will Remain Challenging
October 6, 2011, Birth to Thrive Online

Don't Drink the Kool-Aid
October 4, 2011,

Princeton/Brookings 'Future of Children' New Issue on Work and Family
October 4, 2011,
October 5, 2011, IWS Documented News International
October 14, 2011,
October 15, 2011, Work and Family Research Network

The Best has Yet to Come
October 3, 2011,, Originally published in Health and Living

The Real "Class War" in America
September 27, 2011, Blog

How Broken Families Break the Bank
August 17, 2011, The Fiscal Times, by Liz Peek

How Do Computers Affect the Social Behavior of Children?
July 27, 2011, Blog

Is Group Foster Care Slowly Becoming Extinct?
July 26, 2011,, by Kate Santich

Friends Without Benefits
July 26, 2011, Charlotte Creative Loafing Blog

The Transition to Adulthood- Video available
July 19, 2011, NCFR Website

What is Best for Children?
July 15, 2011, Blog

Numbers Don't Tell Whole Story of Dropouts (editorial)
June 30, 2011,, Press-Register Editorial Board

Weekly Standard: Fix Families, Economy Will Follow
June 30, 2011, NPR, by Mitch Pearlstein

For Richer, For Smarter: The Traditional Family is now the Preserve of a Minority
June 23, 2011, The Economist

A Good Dad Can Make a Big Difference
June 18, 2011,, by Linda Valdez

Fragile Families: Most Children Born Out of Wedlock Aren't OK
June 16, 2011, Huffpost Women, by LaVar Young

A Parent in Prison: Tough Hurdle for a Child to Clear
June 8, 2011, Philadelphia Inquirer, by Daniel Taylor

Using Movies to Teach Kids about History, Culture
May 26, 2011, The Deseret News

Why Ignoring the Immigrant Youth Population is a Mistake
May 19, 2011, New America Foundation: Early Ed Watch

Faculty Member Elected to National Academy of Sciences
May 11, 2011, The Daily Princetonian, by Jason Jung

Senior Editor Ron Haskins Speaks About Fragile Families
May 5, 2011, Conservative Home: Big Ideas

Studies Provide Guidance for Teaching Immigrant Preschoolers
May 5, 2011, Education Week Blog

Studies Provide Guidance for Teaching Immigrant Preschoolers
May 5, 2011, Education Week, by Mary Ann Zehr

The Future of Immigrant Children
April 25, 2011, Humanitarian News

Immigrant Male Students Outperform Females
April 2011, Education Week  "Report Roundup"

Promising Practices Network
April 2011, Lists Future of Children as a resource.

Opponents of Md.'s Dream Act Circulate Petition
April 23, 2011,

The Future of Our Ninos is at Risk
April 21, 2011,

Amnesty Debate Drowns out Education Talk
April 21, 2011, FrumForum

US Risks Creating Uneducated Underclass
April 20, 2011, AFP

Listed on Google News, Yahoo NewsNinemsn,  Discovery News, Tipnews, Press TV (Iran), and The Straits Times (Singapore)

Immigration Reality: The Future of Immigrant Children
April 20, 2011, Humanitarian News Website

Immigrant Children Face Bleak Future, New Research Shows
April 20, 2011, ImmigrationProf Blog

Family Planning Subsidies: Much Ado About Something
April 19, 2011, Up Front Blog: Brookings Institution

'Immigrant Paradox' Stronger for Boys than Girls
April 15, 2011, Education Week's Blogs: Learning the Language

Study Finds Drop in Preschool Enrollment for Latino Children
April 15, 2011, Early Ed Watch Blog

Immigrant Children Falling Behind (US)
April 14, 2011, Blog

Immigrant Children: A Future of Children Report
April 4, 2011, Children's Safety Network Website

Numbers of Children of Whites Falling Fast
April 6, 2011, The New York Times, by Sabrina Tavernise

'Domino-Dad' Families: Many Women Have Kids With More Than One Man
April 1, 2011, TIME, by Belinda Luscombe

Immigrant Children: Are we Creating a Permanent Underclass?
April 1, 2011, NIEER Online News

More Americans Are Marrying Outside their Race
March 31, 2011, NPR Morning Edition, Marta Tienda

Early Care and Education For Children in Immigrant Families
March 30, 2011, Journalism Center on Children and Families

Roundtable Considers Immigration
March 29, 2011, The Daily Princetonian by James Chang

The Importance of Education Immigrant Kids in Texas
March 24, 2011, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Learning

Harvard Dean and Princeton-Brookings on Value of Head Start
March 16, 2011,

Unmarried Parents in College: Pathways to Success
March 2011, Fast Focus, by Sara Goldrick-Rab and Kia Sorensen

The Case for Sustaining Head Start
March 16, 2011, Eye on Early Education Blog

Children of Immigrants more Apt than Natives to Live with Both Parents
March 15, 2011,, Courtesy of Penn State University

Also on TerraDaily

Also on Science Blog

Depressed Dads More Likely to Spank, Shortchange Kids: Study
March 14, 2011, US News and World Report, by Kathleen Doheny

Female GIs Struggle with Higher Rate of Divorce
March 8, 2011, Associated Press by Kimberly Hefling

The Future of Children: Policy Brief Fall 2010: Strenthening Fragile Families
February 25, 2011, Posted on Alianza Website

When Marriage Disappears: The Retreat from Marriage in Middle America
February 22, 2011, The Heritage Foundation, by W. Bradford Wilcox, Paul Taylor and Chuck Donovan

News and Notes: Study Finds that Children in Urban Public Housing are More Active
February 18, 2011, The Daily Princetonian

Children in Public Housing Play Outdoors More
February 17, 2011,

The Family: America's Smallest School

Winter, 2011, Policy Notes: New from the ETS Policy Information Center

D.C. Court Program Teaches Absent Fathers How to be Good Dads

February 7, 2011, The Washington Post, by Petula Dvorak


The Future of Children Journal: Fragile Families
February 3, 2011, The FCS Ghetto: A Feminist Forum 

National Council on Family Relations
February 2, 2011, Website posting of Future of Children, "Fragile Families"

New Year SFCIPP Update: A New Year, New Resolve
February 1, 2011, San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Blog

'Living in Sin' Stigma Fades
January 30, 2011, Napa Valley Register, by Rebecca Huval


Crystal Wright: A Dream Half Realized
January 17, 2011, Blog

Queen of Schools, Michelle Rhee
January 16, 2011, Conservative Black Chick Blog

Unmarried Moms
January 15, 2011, SMORE: Single Moms Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, Empowered! Blog

The Upside of Teen Pregnancy

January 13, 2011, Miller-McCune, by Richard Korman

Guest View: Minority Kids and Poverty
December 18, 2010, Blog

Impossible Goals for Schools
December 16, 2010, GFBrandenburg's Blog

Here's What We Know
December 10, 2010, Father Daughter Communication Blog

Money Can't Fix a Family
December 6, 2010, National Post, by Kay Hymowitz

Child Welfare News: Fragile Families Research Update
December 2010/January 2011, Children's Bureau Express, Child Welfare News

Gay Marriage, Same-Sex Parenting, and America's Children
December 5, 2010,, by CiteULike 

Who Needs Marriage? Children Do
December 4, 2010, Deum Quarens: In Search of God Blog

Understanding Fragile Families
December 3, 2010, NICHD Spotlight on  

Ginger Knox Coauthors Article in Future of Children Journal on Fragile Families
November 30, 2010, MDRC Website

Hicks: Marriage Hard, But Worth the Effort
November 30, 2010, The Washington Times, by Marybeth Hicks

Is Marriage "Just a Piece of Paper" Today?
November 29, 2010,, by Barbara Ray

The Marrying Kind
November 18, 2010, The Motherload Blog- New York Times

72 Percent: Blacks Struggle with High Unwed Mothers Rate
November 16, 2010, The Times and Democrat, by Jesse Washington

Fragile Families
November 15, 2010, Fuller Youth Institute Blog

Unmarried Mothers' Changing Partners Comes Between Fathers and Children
November 14, 2010, Fathers and Families Blog

Cyber Saturday: The Fragile Family Effect: It's Instability, Not Poverty, That Does Greater Damage to Children
November 13, 2010, The Los Angeles Times, by Kay S. Hymowitz
November 13, 2010, The Denver Post

The Fragile Family Effect
November 11, 2010, The Los Angeles Times, Op-Ed by Kay S. Hymowitz

Black Families are Increasingly Fragile
November 8, 2010, Weeks Population Blog

Blacks Struggle with 72 Percent Unwed Mothers Rate
November 7, 2010, The Washington Post, Jesse Washington

New Findings Show Just How Bad Things are for the Kids

November 3, 2010, The Examiner, by Kay S. Hymowitz

Family Stability and Outcomes for Children
November 1, 2010, Policy for Blog

Fragile Urban Families
Autumn 2010, City Journal, by Kay S. Hymowitz
October 21, 2010, The New York Times, by Sewell Chan

‘Culture of Poverty’ Makes a Comeback
October 17, 2010, The New York Times, by Patricia Cohen 

Unwed Moms Far More Likely to Face Poverty
October 4, 2010, The Columbus Dispatch

September 16, 2010, Heritage Foundation, by Robert Rector 

Back to the Nest Puts Families to the Test
July 12, 2010, The Star Tribune, by Kristin Tillotson

Cecilia Rouse featured in "Obama Women" Series
June 16, 2010,

Stalled on the Road to Security
May 23, 2010, The Chicago Tribune, by Bonnie Miller Rubin

Young People Move Home with Their Parents More Often, Study Finds
May 18, 2010, Campus Progress, by Bonnie Miller Rubin

More Adults 'Fail to Launch,' Making Parenthood Too Pricey?
May 3, 2010, The Wall Street Journal Blogs

Anti-Social Networking?
April 30, 2010, The New York Times, by Hillary Stout

The Slow, Winding Path to Adulthood
April 28, 2010, The New York Times, by Lisa Belkin

Grads Head to College in Record Numbers
April 28, 2010, The Wall Street Journal, by Sara Murray

Economic Crisis Means Delayed Adulthood for Young Americans
April 28, 2010,


Study: Young Adults Linger at Home Longer
April 28, 2010, Gazette Times, by Cheryl Hatch

Wages Delaying Adulthood in 20-Somethings
April 28, 2010, United Press International

Bad Economy Delays 'Adulthood'
April 27, 2010, LiveScience, by Jeanna Bryner

Lower Wages, Lack of Job Opportunities Means More Americans Delaying 'Adulthood'
April 27, 2010, Science Bog-Science News Straight from the Source

Teens Now Similar to Counterparts Living a Century Ago
April 27, 2010, Science Editor, by Tudor Vieru

Preventing Maltreatment
March 1, 2010, Youth Today,  "Targeting All Parents"  by Dick Mendel.

January 22, 2010, KTRH News Radio, Houston, TX

Elisabeth Donahue, Executive Director of The Future of Children, is interviewed by Scott Crowder for KTRH radio.

Juvenile Justice
January 22, 2010, PBS Horizon Show, Phoenix, AZ

A look at best practices in juvenile justice with Beth Rosenburg of Children’s Action Alliance and Elisabeth Donahue, Executive Director of The Future of Children.

Kids Suffer in Poor Economy
November 20, 2009, The Dalles Chronicle. "Kids Suffer in Poor Economy" by Esther K. Smith.

Preserving Child Protection Programs is Focus of Conference
November 11, 2009, CPS: A System Out of Control Blog

Future of Children: Special Issue on Preventing Child Maltreatment
November 6, 2009, Missouri KidsFirst Bog

Not Mr. Wizard! - Marketing to the Youth of America
November 3, 2009, TrendErtainment Blog

Fathers Gain Respect from Experts (and Mothers)
November 2, 2009, The New York Times. "Fathers Gain Respect from Experts (and Mothers)" by Laurie Tarkan. 

FOC Editor-in-Chief Sara McLanahan discusses the role of fathers in The New York Times.

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Preventing Child Maltreatment- 2009 Report
October 27, 2009, Be in the kNOw NJ Blog

Most Cases Going to Court as High Conflict Contested Custody Cases Have History of Domestic Violence
October 27, 2009, Battered Women, Battered Children, Custody Abuse Blog

The Future of Children: Focus on Child Abuse and Neglect
October 12, 2009, Prevent Child Abuse New York Blog

Caring About the Treatment of our Children
October 6, 2009, World Affairs Blog Network: Children

The Future of Children Journal on Preventing Child Maltreatment
October 5, 2009, Changing the Way We Think About Prevention Blog

Juvenile Justice Reform
September 23, 2009, Lansing, MI, Channel 6 WLNS

Executive Director, Elisabeth Donahue, speaks on news program about Juvenile Justice reform.

The Future of Children Journal: Focus on Preventing Child Maltreatment
September 23, 2009, Wisconsin Council on Child and Families Blog

Advocates Call for Juvenile Justice Reform
September 22, 2009, Lansing, MI, WKAR Radio

Coverage of event where Elisabeth Donahue spoke with state lawmakers on reform of juvenile justice.

Myth of the American Dream
September 19, 2009, Canberra Times. "Myth of the American Dream" by Peter Browne. 

Facebook Users Equal US Population: Is This a Good Thing?
September 17, 2009, Pediatrics Now, Dr. Gwen, Media Issue. "Facebook Users Equal US Population: Is This a Good Thing?"

As noted in The Future of Children:
"...most adolescents use social networking sites to reinforce existing relationships, rather than make new friends....Instant messaging, Facebook, and MySpace...allow teens to share personal information and communicate with their friends and existing social networks."

Fighting Childhood Obesity with Healthy Eating and Exercise
September 8, 2009, The Examiner. "Fighting Childhood Obesity with Healthy Eating and Exercise" by Kimberly Urig. 

Preparing the Workers of Today for the Jobs of Tomorrow
July 2009.  The President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) presents a projection of potential developments in the U.S. labor market over the next five to ten years and discusses the preparations necessary to develop the 21st century workforce. The Future of Children issue on America’s High Schools is quoted in this report.

Parents Beware of your Child's Internet Activities
July 1, 2009, Florida Times-Union.  "Parents Beware of your Child's Internet Activities" by William Jackson

Juvenile Focus
June 2009, Vol. 73, No. 1.  Federal Probation, Publication of the US Federal Judiciary.  "Juvenile Focus" by Alvin W. Cohn

Ten Things to Know About Public High Schools and 'Dropout Factories'
May 23, 2009, Politics Daily.  "Ten Things to Know About Public High Schools and 'Dropout Factories'" by Linda Kulman

New Gates Grants to Help Youths Get Through College
December 9, 2008, Youth Today. "New Gates Grants to Help Youths Get Through College" by Jamaal Abdul-Alim.  The Future of Children is one of about 2 dozen organizations that will share in $69 million in grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help double the number of low-income students who graduate from college.

The Sentencing Project
October 22, 2008

The Sentencing Project website listed The Future of Children journal on juvenile justice on their website.

Crime Close to Home is What Public Remembers
October 17, 2008, Baltimore Sun. "Crime Close to Home is What Public Remembers" by Peter Hermann.

Robert Pierre, The Washington Post, and Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun, appeared together on a radio show to talk about crime and justice. This article refers to The Future of Children: Juvenile Justice in it's quote from the Brookings Institution. Below, you will find a link to the tape of the radio program on DC Public Safety and another link to the article in the Baltimore Sun. The radio show was titled: Veteran Reporters Discuss Coverage of Crime.

Library of Criminology Resources
October 2008. The Future of Children: Juvenile Justice listed on the Library of Criminology Resources.

The Future of Children journal on Juvenile Justice is listed as a resource on the Library of Criminology Resources Blog. To visit the blog, click here.

Future of Children Senior Editor, Isabel Sawhill, Quoted
October 6, 2008, Inside Higher Ed: Making a Case for Diversity in STEM Fields by Daryl Chubin and Shirley Malcom.

Limiting and Watching What Children Watch
September 15, 2008, The New York Times. "Limiting and Watching What Children Watch" by Lisa Guernsey.

The media buffet for children is quite a feast, available at all hours and, with hand held electronics, anywhere. Pediatricians worry that the bounty of television, DVD movies, Webisodes, video games and the like could hurt children's physical and mental health.

Dallas Morning News Quotes The Future of Children Media Issue
September 7, 2008, Dallas Morning News. "Opinion: What Do You Do?" by Satvika Ananth.

Satvika Ananth is a junior at Coppell High School and a Student Voices volunteer columnist

Gates Foundation Grants $900,000 to Scholarly Journal on Disadvantaged Youth
July 15, 2008. Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog

The Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog reports that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a grant of about $900,000 to the policy journal The Future of Children, a biannual publication of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Brookings Institution.

Christie Brinkley's Not Only Victim of Divorce
July 14, 2008 Commentary by Kevin Hassett on

Living in a family that is not of the traditionally nuclear variety also takes a toll on children. A thought- provoking review of the literature by economists Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution, Sara McLanahan of the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing at Princeton University, and Elisabeth Donohue of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, highlights the costs vividly.

ISI Web of Knowledge Journal Citation Report Ranks Future of Children
Future of Children ranked #1 by ISI Web of Knowledge Journal Citation Report in the areas of Family Studies, Health Policy and Services, and Social Sciences.

ISI Web of Knowledge combines citation information from top journals to produce an annual citation report. This report offers an objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals according to how often the journal is cited in other journals. The 2007 Citation Report released in June 2008, ranks the Future of Children first in the categories of Family Studies, Health Policy and Services, and Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary.

On Point Show on WBUR
July 1, 2008.

Future of Children Editor-in-Chief, Sara McLanahan discusses new research showing that a majority of births to mothers under age 30 are outside marriage.

Using the Media to Promote Adolescent Well-Being
May 16, 2008. Volume 14, Number 9. Scout Report. A publication of Internet Scout. Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.

Point #2 under "Research and Education" refers to the April 2008 brief authored by Elisabeth Donahue, Ron Haskins, and Marisa Nightingale. The brief suggests that non profit groups and associations can effectively "draw teens into conversations by supplying them with expertise and tools they can share with their friends to become advocates to one another." It also suggests that working with new media and social networking sites may be more effective than trying to rally against such new forms of expression.

Digital Media's Impact on Youth: Fresh Research
May 9, 2008 - NetFamilyNews, by Anne Collier

Don't Touch That Dial
April 23, 2008 - The New America Foundation Early Education Watch Blog, by Christina Satkowski

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn on “The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet.”
February 12, 2008

FOC Author and Board member Professor Jeanne Brooks-Gunn discusses a new trend in designer babies on “The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet.”

Preschool plan targets good health
February 20, 2008 - Stamford Advocate, by Natasha Lee

Higher Education Gap May Slow Economic Mobility
February 20, 2008 - The New York Times, by Erik Eckholm

Human Resources a Weak Spot
January 10, 2008 - Education Week, by Lynn Olson

On welfare reform: 'require and enable'
January 5, 2008 - Herald News, McClatchy-Tribune News Wire, by Ron Mincy and Hillard Pouncy

October 2007, Vol. 20, Issue 10, p. 16 - Hispanic Magazine, by Eduardo Padron

The Great Divide
October 22, 2007 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, by Steve Clark

Connect for Kids (CFK)
October 17, 2007

Low-Wage Workers: Can EITC Carrot Pan out with Prison Threat, Make Men Work?
October 1, 2007 - MII Publications, by Ryan Hess, Employment and Training Reporter

Rangel Is Key to Mayor's Poverty Plan
August 31, 2007 - The New York Sun, by Russell Berman

GISD expands pre-K program
June 14, 2007 - The Galveston County Daily News, by Rhiannon Meyers

A Mission of Outreach and Dissemination
Spring 2007 - WWS News, Center Spotlight

Not Your Father's Pay: Why Wages Today Are Weaker
May 25, 2007 - The Wall Street Journal, by Greg Ip

The Frayed Knot
May 24, 2007 - The Economist print edition

Investing in Parents to Invest in Children
May 22, 2007 - National Summit on America's Children, Remarks by Gordin L. Berlin, President, MDRC

Two Candidates to Roll Out Domestic Proposals
May 21, 2007 - New York Times, by Patrick Healy and Michael Cooper

Marrying Smarter, Later Leading to Decline in U.S. Divorce Rate
May 12, 2007 - The Boston Globe, by Elizabeth Lopatto

Researchers from State University of New York discuss findings in life sciences
April 17, 2007 - Life Science Weekly

Bishop cops a caning
April 16, 2007 - The Courier Mail (Australia)- by, Christopher Bantick

More Pay for Good Teachers
April 10, 2007 - The Australian, by Justine Ferrari

U.S. bill would re-prime merit pay; Replenishing funds would aid Rogers schools' bid to use program
April 5, 2007 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock), by John Krupa

Scholars Suggest Policies to Bolster Teacher Quality
April 5, 2007 - Education Week Vol. 26, Issue 32, Page 9, by Lynn Olson

A Good Teacher: No Substitute
April 2, 2007 - Congressional Quarterly Weekly, by David Nather

And Now, 'Welfare Reform' for Men
March 20, 2007 - The Washington Post, by Lawrence Mead

Relationship Matters: The case for committed relationships
March 11, 2007- The Santa Cruz Sentinel, by Offra Gerstein

What Does It Mean?: More area students receiving free, reduced lunches
February 8, 2007 - The Times Daily (AL), by Lisa Singleton-Rickman

Goodbye, Horatio Alger
February 5, 2007 - The Nation, by Jeff Madrick

Moms rise up, fight for workplace rights
January 11, 2007 -, by Christian Zappone

Economic Opportunity and the Role of Education: Cecilia Rouse and Isabel Sawhill chat with Education Week
December 15, 2006 -, moderated by Kevin Bushweller

The Real Value of Public Preschool
December 8, 2006 - New York Times, by Judith Warner

Leave 'Leave it to Beaver' to Beaver
November 17, 2006 - American Prospect Online, by Ezra Klein

Every Kid Deserves an Equal Opportunity
November 12, 2006 - Plattsburgh Press Republican, by Jerry McGovern

'Have Mores' Soar; Immigrants Alone Achieve American Dream
October 30, 2006 - Employment & Training Reporter, by Cecilio Morales

Rags to Riches in U.S. Largely a Myth, Scholars Write
October 25, 2006 - Education Week, by Debra Viadero

The Obesity Fight: Obesity Puts Children at Risk
October 19, 2006 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, by Gale White

Isabel Sawhill interviewed on Lou Dobbs Tonight
October 19, 2006 - CNN

Sharing at the Sand Table 101: Do you need a college degree to teach preschool?
October 16, 2006,, by Emily Bazelon

From Rags to Riches?: Barriers to Achieving the American Dream
October 12, 2006, AScribe Newswire: The Public Interest Newswire

The Education Innovator
October 12, 2006 - U.S. Fed News, The U.S. Department of Education Newsletter

Globalization and Schools: It's time to recall Martin Luther King's challenge
October 11, 2006, The Washington Post Editorial

Class not dismissed
September 6, 2006 - The Star-Ledger (Newark) by Suzanne Zimmer Lowery

Cardio Crisis
September 2006 -Experience Life by Anjuia Razdan

As more white Americans adopt Africans, experts point out social realities
August 28, 2006 - Chicago Tribune by Nara Schoenberg

The Role of Built Environments in Physical Activity, Eating, and Obesity in Childhood
Research Brief by James F. Sallis and Karen Glanz

To Close ‘Opportunity Gap' Kids Need Quality Preschools
June 26, 2006 - Laurel Leader Call (Laurel,MS,USA) by Morton Kondracke

To Close ‘Opportunity Gap' U.S. Kids Need Quality Preschools
June 22, 2006 - Roll Call by Morton M. Kondracke

Never too late for dads to be part of kids' lives
June 18, 2006 - The News Journal by Christopher Yasiejko

Growing numbers
May 28, 2006 - South Bend Tribune by David Rumbach

Early-school advocates say local children unprepared
May 26, 2006 - Cincinnati Enquirer by Rebecca Goodman

Not Your Father's Pay: Why Wages Today Are Weaker
May 25, 2006 - The Wall Street Journal, by Greg Ip

Success By Six is success for all
May 25, 2006 - Editorial

Marriage-penalty relief pilot for poor
May 25, 2006 - The Hill by Jonathan Allen

Brookings-Princeton Briefing: Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Brookings Institution, 75th Anniversary of Woodrow Wilson School
May 23, 2006 - U.S. Newswire

Brookings-WWS Conference Tackles U.S. Policy Challenges
Spring/Summer 2006 - WWS News (Volume 29, Issue 3)

California public preschool unjustified
May 22, 2006 - University Wire by Michael Ocampo, Daily Titan

Schools engage in healthy discussion
May 8, 2006 - Indiana Daily Student by Laura Jane Hyde

Lower Hudson Valley doctors worry as children get heavier
May 6, 2006 - The Journal News - by Melissa Klein

Juice in, soda out of schools in 2008
May 4, 2006 - The Salt Lake Tribune by Sheena McFarland

Overweight kids: Schools take action
May 2, 2006 - The Christian Science Monitor by Amanda Paulson

The Future of Children - A Princeton and Brookings publication.
April 2006 - Site Reviews by Education World

On the Web
April 2006 - AAP News 2006

Connect for Kids (CFK)

Fighting Obesity in the Public Schools
March 29, 2006 -

Fighting Obesity in the Public Schools
April 2006 - FINE – The Family Involvement Network of Educators

What's New With Kids?
April 2006 - Nevada Kids Count Newsletter by Rennae Daneshvary

Rising to the Family Challenge
April 4, 2006 - Washington Post by Sally Squires

UNCA program helps families fight fat, become more active
March 28, 2006 - Asheville Citizen-Times by Michael Flynn

Food marketing toward youth contributing to unhealthy choices: Industry has role in stemming obesity
March 2006 - The Nations Health by Kim Krisberg

The Future of Children: Childhood Obesity
March 15, 2006 - Connect For Kids by Roshin Mathew

New Future of Children journal addresses childhood obesity in America
March 15, 2006 -

The Future of Children: Childhood Obesity
March 14, 2006 - CFK by Roshin Mathew

Looming Large
March 9, 2006 - Princeton Packet by Hilary Parker

Let's get children moving toward a healthier future
March 9, 2006 - The Baltimore Sun by Andrew L. Yarrow

Of Interest
March 8, 2006 - Princeton Alumni Weekly

The Future of Children in The Scout Report
March 3, 2006 - The Scout Report, Volume 12, Number 9

Future of Children Volume on Childhood Obesity
February 2006 Washington Update

What's love got to do with it?; Matrimonial trends and money, honey
February 2, 2006 - The Washington Times by Suzanne Fields

Marriage programs may get aid; Welfare bill could provide federal funding
January 30, 2006 - The Washington Times by Cheryl Wetzstein

Centers Spotlight: Center for Research and Child Wellbeing--Promoting Research, Training Scholars, Informing Policymakers
Autumn 2005 - WWS News (Vol 29, Issue 1)

The New America Foundation Launches Early Education Reform Initiative
December 13, 2005 – New America Foundation Press Release

Pricey Preschool
December 2, 2005 - The Press Enterprise (Riverside, CA)

U.S. Must Take a Stand in Support of Marriage
November 27, 2006 - Desert News by Ann McFeatters

Marriage needs help; yet political differences have thwarted attempts to boost matrimony
November 27, 2005 - Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania) by Ann McFeatters

Most Americans Want to Promote Marriage, Surveys Say, but Aren't Sure How
November 22, 2005 - The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy by Anne Farris

Strengthen marriage, but maintain safety net
November 15, 2005 - Baltimore Sun by Sara McLanahan and Ron Haskins

Feds: 1.5 million babies born to unwed moms in '04
October 31, 2005 - USA Today by Sharon Jayson

Encouraging two-parent households
October 19, 2005 - Princeton Alumni Weekly by Aimee Hess

Study: Children From Two-Parent Households Do Better in School
October 10, 2005 - Education Week, Report Roundup by Jessica L. Tonn

Efforts To Encourage Marriage In The District Of Columbia

Brookings Ends Research on Welfare Reform - Think Tank Opens Center On Broader Familial Issues
September 28, 2005 - Washington Post by Amy Goldstein

Poverty - D.C. To Test Marriage Plan
September 26, 2005 - Employment & Training Reporter (Vol. 37 No. 5) by David Atstadt

Study Finds Two-Parent Families Better for Kids
September 26, 2005 - Daily Princetonian by Adrian Ross

September 22, 2005 - The Times Union (Albany, New York)

Child Poverty Rises as 2-Parent Families Decline
September 22, 2005 - Toronto Star Newspapers, Ltd.

Brookings Barriers to Stable Marriages Panel
September 21, 2005 -Smart Marriages listserv

We have made progress against poverty, but we won't be winning the war anytime soon
September 21, 2005 - Charleston Daily Mail by Robert Samuelson

Perpetuating Myths
September 21, 2005 - The New York Sun by Robert Samuelson

Discovering Poverty (Again)
September 21, 2005 - Washington Post by Robert J. Samuelson

Elisabeth Donahue interviewed live on the "Dave Rutherford Show"
September 20, 2005 at 12:00 PM - CHQR AM 770 in Calgary, Alberta

Promoting Marriage Only Part of the Solution to Poverty, Experts Find
September 20, 2005 - The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy by Anne Farris

Ron Haskins interviewed by Curt Smith for syndicated NPR show, "Perspectives"
September 19, 2005 (aired September 24 at 2:00 PM and September 27 at 11:00 AM)

Nuclear Family Best for Society
September 19, 2005 - Deseret Morning News by Derek Schwebach

Ron Haskins interviewed on "the Heartland with John Kasich"
September 17, 2005 - Fox News

Two-Parent Families
September 15, 2005 - The Globe and Mail - SOCIAL STUDIES by Michael Kesterton

Elisabeth Donahue interviewed live by Greg Tomlin
September 14, 2005 at 3:00 PM - 710-KIRO Radio in Seattle

Elisabeth Donahue interviewed live by Bill Rice
September 14, 2005 at 2:45 PM - KOMO-ABC Radio in Seattle

Today Show clip mentions The Future of Children
September 14, 2005 - NBC Network, The Today Show mentioned The Future of Children journal's latest volume on "Marriage and Child Wellbeing" as a nonpartisan policy source of information revealing that new marriage research may indeed indicate that it is better to stay together for the sake of the children.

Peaceful Home Boosts Families
September 14, 2005 - Calgary Sun (Alberta)

Report: Marriage Can Help Finances
September 14, 2005 - The Houston Chronicle - AROUND THE NATION

Summary of 570 News Radio Interview with Ron Haskins
September 14, 2005 at 1:20 PM - Toronto/Kitchener, Ontario by Gary Doyle

Marriage Boosts Prosperity, Helps Children-US Study
September 13, 2005 - Associated Press (Reuters)

Senate to Consider Brownback's Marriage Bonus Plan for Nation's Capital
September 13, 2005 - Associated Press by Sam Hananel

"In two-parent families, the kids are all right. Study finds stability pays big dividends."
September 13, 2005 - USA Today by Sharon Jayson

Students Gain Insight on Children's Policy Issues
May 30, 2005 - Princeton Weekly Bulletin, (Vol. 94, No. 28) by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann