One Year After Release, National Academies Report Guides Lawmakers and Communities Looking to Cut Child Poverty

Additional than nine.six million children — or 13 % of all children in the U.S. — reside in families with yearly incomes under the poverty line, according to details from 2015. As closures and restrictions connected to COVID-19 begin to effects the U.S. overall economy, it is apparent a lot of extra families will be obtaining less paychecks and a lot less profits in the coming months, placing extra children at chance of slipping under the poverty line.