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Future of Children Author James Kemple Testifies -US House of Representatives
September 10, 2013

In his remarks, Dr. Kemple described "important changes" fostered by the Institute of Education Sciences, including the development of  "a new generation of researchers and research organizations...equipped to meet...high standards of evidence" and a shift in "the way federal, state, and local policymakers evaluate and use education research."

Testimony        |          Education Week             |             Press Release


Changing Children's Chances: The Power of Public Information
February 12, 2013

Which nations are taking key steps to protect children and help them thrive, and which ones aren't? Future of Children author Jody Heymann writes in the Huffington Post about how her project, the Children's Chances Initiative, makes it easy to compare children's policy in 193 countries.


Future of Children Senior Editor Ron Haskins
February 6, 2013

Yahoo Finance highlights FOC senior editor Ron Haskins discussing the politics of immigration reform.


Fragile Families Challenge Parents, Children and Support Agencies
January 27, 2013

Future of Children editor-in-chief Sara McLanahan is quoted in jconline.com.


Interview with Janet Currie
November 5, 2012

Janet Currie, Future of Children senior editor, was interviewed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis about her research.


Future of Children Author James Perrin
November 5, 2012

The Boston Globe talks about the biggest issues facing kids with FOC author and president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, James Perrin.


Education Week Blog
October 2, 2012

Education Week highlights a recent Brooking Institution event held in conjunction with the release of the newest volume of the Future of Children"Literacy Challenges for the Twenty-First Century." The new volume discusses ways policymakers and practitioners can help to improve student literacy.


Senior Editor Cecilia Rouse
September 3, 2012

New Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and Interantional Affairs, Future of Children Senior Editor Cecilia Rouse, is interviewed for  The Chronicle of higher Education.


Senior Editor Janet Currie
June 29, 2012

Future of Children Senior Editor Janet Currie breaks ground by honing in on new-and potentially better-ways to measure the impact of prebirth stress on newborns and opens avenues for further research into potential impact on such children's later development. Click here for more.               


Senior Editor Ron Haskins
June 5, 2012

Ron Haskins discussed the five major causes of poverty in his testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Finance.


Senior Editor Christina Paxson
March 2, 2012

Future of Children Senior Editor Christina Paxson selected to be the next president of Brown University. Read the Woodrow Wilson School Article.


Hurricane Katrina Survivors Struggle with Poor Mental Health
February 13, 2012

Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area. The study's lead author, Christina Paxson of Princeton University, said that the results were a departure from other surveys both in the design and the results. Click here to read the Woodrow Wilson School's coverage of the study.


Building the Connection between Policy and Evidence
September, 2011

This new report is co-authored by Future of Children senior editor, Ron Haskins. It discusses the Obama administration's evidence-based initiatives. Click here to read the report.


H.R. Bill 2637
July 25, 2011

H.R. Bill 2637, a bill to strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children, cites research from the Future of Children. The bill was introduced on July 25, 2011. Click here to read more.
 

President Obama Announces Members of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
May 26, 2011

Marta Tienda, co-editor of the Future of Children's recent Immigrant Children volume, is among the newly appointed members of a Presidential Commission designed to improve the academic achievement of Latino students. Click here to read the press release.


National Academy of Sciences Announces Election of New Members
May 3, 2011

The Future of Children Editor-in-Chief, Sara McLanahan is elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Click here to read the press release.