The most successful programs require huge cash investments and federal assistance — tough to come by in these troubled times.
New research suggests that children who live with peeling paint and broken appliances have greater emotional, behavioral and cognitive challenges.
A study of one city finds nearly 30 percent of poor families don't have enough for their children.
The reasons have a lot to do with demographics.
Blame our public policy, which hasn't kept up with the massive changes in American family structure.