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"New Insights on the Effects of Migration on Child Well-Being"- World Leaders are Called on to Connect the Dots.
September 27, 2012, Princeton, NJ

Increasing Numbers of Children Diagnosed with Mental Health Disabilities-Exceeding Physical Disabilities, Reports Future of Children's New Volume
May 1, 2012, Princeton, NJ

Worplace Flexibility: The Next Anti-Poverty Strategy?
December 15, 2011, Princeton, NJ

Work-Family Balance Solutions Must be Found in Private Sector, New Research Asserts
October 5, 2011, Washington, DC

Immigrant Children Face Challenges, Contribute Strengths
March 21, 2011, Princeton, NJ

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

King's Dream Deferred for Children of Unmarried Parents
January 17, 2010, Princeton, NJ

Princeton-Brookings Future of Children Journal Reveals Challenges of Fragile Families and Makes Critical Policy Recommendations
November 10, 2010, Princeton, NJ

New Analysis Finds Unwed Parents in Stable Relationships Pre-Childbearing, Not After: Suggests Policies to Stabilize Fragile Families.
October 27, 2010, Washington, DC

Lower Wages, Lack of Jobs Means More Americans Delaying "Adulthood"
April 26, 2010, Corvallis, OR 

Transition to Adulthood
April 13, 2010, Washington, DC

Executive Director, Elisabeth Donahue, shares key findings with Arizona policy makers.
January 21, 2010, Phoenix, AZ

Preserving Child Protection Programs is Focus of Conference
November 4, 2009, Princeton University

Preventing Child Maltreatment
October 1, 2009, Washington, DC. The Future of Children Journal announces its issue on Preventing Child Maltreatment.

Michigan Juvenile Justice Under Fire, Experts Speak to Reform
September 22, 2009, Lansing, MI. The Future of Children Journal, Executive Director, Elisabeth Donahue participates in Michigan Legislative Day to propose reforms to the juvenile justice system.

Future of Children Senior Editor, Christina Paxson, Appointed Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School
June 16, 2009

Juvenile Justice
October 15, 2008, Washington, DC. The Future of Children journal announces its issue on Juvenile Justice.

Children and Electronic Media
April 23, 2008, Washington, DC. The Future of Children journal introduces a journal issue addressing children and elctronic media.

Antipoverty Policies: Incentives and Work Mandates for Young Men
September 20, 2007, Washington, DC. The Future of Children journal releases its issue on Antipoverty Policies.

Excellence in the Classroom
March 28, 2007, Washington, DC. The Future of Children issue on Exellence in the Classroom: Imporving the Quality of Teaching in America's Schools is introduced.

Opportunity in America
September 19, 2006, Washington, DC. The Future of Children issue on Opportunity in America is introduced.

Latest Report on Future of Children Website Use
Report measures Future of Children website throughout 2005 and the first half of 2006.

Childhood Obesity Epidemic Can Be Addressed, Reports Brookings, Princeton
WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 14, 2006 - A panel of federal policy makers and state practitioners will examine the recent epidemic of childhood obesity, and in particular the role of schools in fighting this problem.

Marriage and Child Well-Being the Focus of New Issue of Brookings
WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 13, 2005—The fall issue of The Future of Children, “Marriage and Child Well-Being” -- released today by The Brookings Institution and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Brookings, Princeton Announce Publication of First Joint Future of Children Journal
WASHINGTON, D.C., FEBRUARY 9, 2005—Volume addresses racial and ethnic gaps in educational achievement.

A Brookings-Princeton Future of Children Briefing, Policies for Children in Immigrant Families
WASHINGTON D.C., December 16, 2004 - In association with the release of this issue of The Future of Children--the last issue of the journal published by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation--the Brookings Welfare Reform and Beyond initiative will hold a public forum to discuss policy changes that could help promote the development of the children of immigrants.