80s kids have 50/50 odds of out-earning parents

80s kids have 50/50 odds of out-earning parents

Young people entering the workforce today are far less likely to earn more than their parents when compared to children born two generations earlier, new research shows. The findings show that the fraction of kids earning more than their parents has fallen dramatically—from 90 percent for kids born in the...

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Why schools are an ideal place to teach self-control

Why schools are an ideal place to teach self-control

Self-regulation skills help children manage their thoughts and feelings, control impulses, and solve problems. Now, a new federal report recommends that schools include them in the daily curriculum. “Self-regulation affects well-being across the lifespan, from mental health and emotional well-being to academic achievement, physical health, and socioeconomic success,” says Desiree...

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