CLASP reports that the number of children, from infancy to five years of age, living in poverty in the United States has been increasing.
Nearly 6 million young children are living in poor households. Clasp points out that the outcomes of childhood poverty are not surprising. It's inherent that children living in households with less means would suffer deprivation that puts them behind their peers on a variety of measures.
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Federal Programs Related to - Poverty Studies
Programs that conduct research in the area of social science that involves the systematic study of the origins, causes, demographics and costs of poverty and the efficacy of proposed or implemented poverty alleviation measures.