Child Welfare

50 Years After Perry: Quality Early Childhood Has Second Generation Effect, Study Finds

New research from Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman suggests that the benefits of early childhood education may extend much further than previously thought. In a pair of research papers released today through the University of Chicago’s […]
Children's Mental Health

Focus on the Figures: Hospitalizations for Mental Health

Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Chronicle of Social Change and, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children.   For those challenged by mental health conditions, disorders […]