2014 research brief by Patricia Burch, University of Southern California; Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carolyn J. Heinrich and Chandi Wanger, University of Texas at Austin.
2014 review of research and data on the continuing inequities in per-pupil public-school spending across the United States, and the impact of court rulings and reform efforts.
2014 paper from Harvard and Brown showing how richer teacher-to-parent messages can improve student outcomes, including increased likelihood of earning course credits and decreased dropout rates.
Literature review of recent research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2014 research published in Pediatrics showing how inequality and levels of child abuse are related.
2014 from the Census Bureau showing that the poverty rate in the United States has declined slightly, but that aggregate figures remain high.
2011 meta-study published in the journal The Lancet on the effectiveness of vaccinations in the United States at preventing influenza.
2014 study from researchers at the World Bank and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, analyzing public health gains by developing nations and weighing evidence of growing inequality on some measures.
2014 review of survey data on Americans’ feelings about the next generation’s financial prospects — whether their children will be worse-off or better-off than their parents.
2014 research from UCLA, the RAND Corporation, ACT and Columbia University published in Pediatrics exploring how students in Los Angeles benefit from attending better-quality schools.