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Updated September 12, 2023 at 3:37 PM ET WASHINGTON (NPR) — The poverty rate in the U.S. has risen dramatically in the year since pandemic benefits ran out — and… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It was heralded as a game-changer for America’s social safety net. It dramatically reduced child poverty. But, last month, the enhanced Child Tax Credit — a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Blink and you could have missed it. For six months, the United States experimented with an idea that’s new here but is already a backstitch in… Read More
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine lays out how to cut child poverty in half in 10 years.