THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on National Statistics
Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years
A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty
Requested by Congress in P.L. 114-113
, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, this new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reviews the research on linkages between child poverty and child well-being, and analyzes the poverty-reducing effects of major assistance programs directed at children and families. This report also provides policy and program recommendations for reducing the number of children living in poverty in the United States by half within 10 years.