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Middle-Out Mobility

Middle class sign article icon Issue Brief Americans have long imagined our nation to be a land of equal opportunity, where anyone can succeed with talent and hard work. Unfortunately, economic mobility is a scarce commodity today, and a child’s life chances are too often dictated by his or her parent’s pocketbook.

By Ben Olinsky and Sasha Post | Wednesday, September 4, 2013

INFOGRÁFICA: Nos están superando en la educación preescolar

By Juliana Herman, Sasha Post, and Scott O'Halloran | Friday, May 10, 2013

The United States Is Far Behind Other Countries on Pre-K

article icon Issue Brief Increased investments in high-quality preschool education for all children, regardless of income, will put us more in line with the rest of the world and ensure school readiness for our most at-risk children.

By Juliana Herman, Sasha Post, and Scott O'Halloran | Thursday, May 2, 2013

Interactive Map: The United States Is Getting Beat on Preschool

map icon Map If we are to stay competitive in the global economy, we need to ensure all our children are ready for school.

By Juliana Herman, Sasha Post, and Scott O'Halloran | Thursday, May 2, 2013

Infographic: We’re Getting Beat on Preschool

Early education in the United States seriously lags behind programs in other nations. The United States must increase investment in early education to improve the accessibility and quality of our preschools.

By Juliana Herman, Sasha Post, and Scott O'Halloran | Thursday, May 2, 2013

President Obama’s Budget Makes Historic Investments in Young Children

The president’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal calls for a bold new $75 billion investment in preschool.

By Melissa Lazarín and Sasha Post | Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Interactive Map: The Preschool-Access Gap

cursor icon Interactive This interactive map shows the number of 3- and 4-year-olds left out of state-funded pre-K programs nationwide.

By Juliana Herman, Sasha Post, and Melissa Lazarín | Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The United States’ Long-Term Debt Problem Isn’t as Bad as You Thought

Congressional Budget OfficeMost of the projected massive run up in debt over the next quarter century is actually driven by the assumption that future Congresses will enact huge new deficit-increasing tax cuts and spending hikes, not by the growth in entitlement spending.

By Michael Linden and Sasha Post | Monday, March 11, 2013

Investing in Our Children

Preschoolers article icon Issue Brief As we continue to combat rising economic inequality, high-quality early childhood investments will help all children realize their full potential and provide enormous long-term benefits to society.

By Cynthia G. Brown, Donna Cooper, Juliana Herman, Melissa Lazarín, Michael Linden, Sasha Post, and Neera Tanden | Thursday, February 7, 2013