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Transient Children in the Education System
Transient children confront many disadvantages, and the reverberating effects influence all areas of their life. With higher levels of disease, more emotional disturbances, unstable and often inadequate living conditions, ...
No Child Left Behind and the Achievement Gap: Disadvantaged Students Are No Better Off Than Before. Now What?
It is clear that students are entering school with gaps, but from factors that are somewhat malleable. There is a potential for recovery from coming in with gaps, particularly related to health and nutrition. Tanner et al ...
Disaster Aid in Pakistan: An Opportunity for Maternal and Child Health Reform
This paper first examines the health concerns in Pakistan before and after the 2010 flooding and then proposes a model for meeting Pakistan’s most severe health needs. The model emphasizes supporting the goals and requirements ...
Family Formation Among Single Mothers in Jamaica
This paper considers the severity of the problem of teenage pregnancy as a development issue in Jamaica.