EdPolicyWorks Post-Doc has New Research on Parenting Gaps Cited in the Atlantic


12/12/2016

The Atlantic

Anna Markowitz, a post-doc at EdPolicyWorks, has newly published research cited in a new article about parenting gaps in America.

 

The American Obsession With Parenting

 

A recent study published by the American Educational Research Association aimed to get a better sense of how those income-based differences in parenting behaviors have evolved over time, drawing data from four nationally representative, longitudinal surveys conducted between 1988 and 2012. The research findings are promising in that they show lower-income parents are engaging in activities like reading and educational excursions more than ever before. But they also show that, for six of the eight behaviors studied, the disparities only grew.