It really is who you know: Social mobility and schools

Aug 8, 2022
New research finds that low-income children who grow up in communities with lots of cross-class relationships are more likely to rise out of poverty.
The recipient school districts are now considering how to use their donations, whether on improvements like a new gym or investments like college scholarship funds.
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Working parents in China struggle with online schooling during the COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 16, 2020
Online classes are difficult for working Chinese parents with young children.
Ada Lu learned to ride a bicycle outside her apartment complex during the COVID-19 virus outbreak in Shanghai.
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What makes economic mobility possible

Apr 17, 2015
"Social Capital" is one key factor influencing economic mobility.

Left behind in Silicon Valley

Mar 31, 2015
Traditional middle class jobs—and families—are feeling the tech pinch.

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