main
community
contact staff ecs twitter facebook

Document Number: 9797

Tackling Child Poverty and Improving Child Well-Being: Lessons from Britain - This brief suggests that the decade-long commitment to reducing child poverty in the United Kingdom since 1999 has yielded positive results such as reduction of the child poverty rate by 50%. The brief compares child poverty trends between the U.K. and the U.S. and the key components of the U.K. anti-poverty effort. The author also includes recommendations for American policy makers to decrease child poverty in the U.S. (Jane Waldfogel, First Focus, November 2010)...


Related Issues

P-3 International Benchmarking

 
Home  |  About ECS  |  Education Issues A-Z  | Research Studies  |  Reports & Databases  |  State Legislation  |  State Profiles  |  Projects & Institutes  |  Newsroom  |  Website User's Guide
700 Broadway, #810 Denver, CO 80203-3442
Phone: 303.299.3600 | Fax: 303.296.8332
 
©2014 Education Commission of the States
www.ecs.org | ecs@ecs.org
Read our privacy policy