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Document Number: 11332

Mother's Education and Children's Outcomes: How Dual-Generation Programs Offer Increased Opportunities for America's Families - Early childhood programs are one thing and education for adults another, but rarely do the two go hand-in-hand. Disparities between children whose mothers had not graduated from high school and those whose mothers had a college degree are enormous, researchers found, and results from dual-generation programs are impressive. One is CareerAdvance in Tulsa where Early Head Start/Head Start children's parents are linked to career pathways. A nursing track starts with a Certified Nurse Assistant certificate and winds up with a Registered Nursing degree. (Donald J. Hernandez and Jeffrey S. Napierala, Foundation for Child Development, July 2014)...

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