When Youth Feel Unsafe: Brief Insights on the Cognitive and Academic Effects of Exposure to Violence
February 22, 2018
This Point of View brief from the Center for Promise provides research insights on a particularly timely topic - violence in America's schools - that is impacting young people in America. Learn more about this topic by reading this brief
Relationships Come First: How Four Career Development and Workforce Readiness Programs Prepare Young People for Work and Life
December 15, 2016
What role do relationships play in fostering workforce development and career readiness among ‘risk-immersed’ youth?
November 29, 2016
This report provides new insights into the obstacles to wellness young people of color face in five cities and brings young people’s voices and views into the discussion about what affects their health and wellness.
September 19, 2016
Part of the Don’t Call Them Dropouts series of research, Dispelling Stereotypes of Young People Who Leave School Before Graduation explores the social and emotional competencies of young people who have left school before graduating from high school.
November 19, 2015
Collective impact – a collaborative approach to solving social problems - is a popular tool used by the government and community-based organizations. Communities across the country are embracing this approach to help children and young people access the fundamental resources - what we call the Five Promises – that they need to succeed. Decades of community change efforts demonstrate, however, that this strategy is far from a silver bullet.
September 19, 2015
A Research Brief on Assets for Keeping Young People in School Center for Promise Research Related Promises: Caring AdultsEffective EducationSafe Places
April 15, 2014
The purpose of the Maryland Child Care Choices Study is to examine the child care decision-making process and child care choices of Maryland families who recently applied for the Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) program. This first Brief provides an overview of the study’s research questions and design, and describes the sample of families who participated in the baseline survey.
Maryland Child Care Choices Study: Child Care Expenses and Financial Support for Child Care among Applicants for Temporary Cash Assistance
April 15, 2014
This Research Brief focuses on the strategies that parents who recently applied for Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) in Maryland use to pay for child care. Specifically, we explore whether parents pay for child care, and whether or not they receive financial support to help pay for this care.
April 15, 2014
Child Trends offers 5 things to know about school readiness, based on its work with state policymakers and a review of existing literature on the topic.
April 14, 2014
Preparing for Life is intended to improve school readiness among low-income children by providing mothers with support and training related to child development, using a home visitation model. An experimental evaluation of the program found that the intervention impacted a limited number of child development outcomes and positively impacted the quality of the home environment, parent-child interactions, and child care arrangements.