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Recent Reports

Marriage and Child Wellbeing Revisited, Vol. 25, Number 2, Fall 2015.

Sara McLanahan on Future of Children senior editor Isabel Sawhill's new book, Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenthood without Marriage: "Free of ideology and comprehensive in scope, [Sawhill’s] story highlights how the decline in marriage is affecting children's life chances and what might be done to reverse the trend.

Future of Children Senior Editor Ron Haskins featured in video on the tough economic times facing the American People.

Future of Children Senior Editor Isabel Sawhill writes in the Washington Post, "20 Years Later, It Turns Out Dan Quayle was Right about Murphy Brown and Unmarried Moms." For more research on unwed parents, see our Fragile Families Volume.

Future of Children Senior Editor Cecilia Rouse speaks about the dropout rate on "Need to Know" on PBS.

The Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) featured on Princeton University's Research Spotlight. At the "spotlight," read about the three main projects at CRCW, including the Future of Children.

A research brief from the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing at Princeton finds the likelihood of homelessness higher among formerly incarcerated fathers. Click here to read the brief.

FOC Update

"Trouble in the Land of Early Childhood Education?" Wednesday, October 26, 2016, The Brookings Institution. For more information on this early childhood event see the events page.

Children of the Great Recession book released by the Russell Sage Foundation. The book uses Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study data and is edited by Irwin Garfinkel, Sara McLanahan, and Christopher Wimer.

2016 New Jersey Sustainability Summit, June 15, 2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Visit the website for more information and to register.

Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill named as 2016 Moynihan Prize Winners. Click here for more information.

Sara McLanahan and Ron Haskins speak on Capitol Hill on policies that affect working-class families. Topics include the well-being of children, family structure, and marriage dynamics. Click here to view this panel presentation.

The Promise of Birth Control Learn about the Future of Children's newest issue, "Marriage and Child Wellbeing Revisited," and the accompanying policy brief, "The Promise of Birth Control" This event at the Brookings Institution was recorded on CSPAN2.

The Future of Children, the Applied Developmental Psychology Research Group at the University of Cambridge, and the Jacobs Foundation in Switzerland have jointly launched the Child and Family Blog to share new knowledge that researchers create worldwide with all those who want to improve the lives of children.

The Future of Children is a part of the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing at the Woodrow Wilson School.

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