Education and Job Training Build Strong Families

Deanna M. Lyter

March 31, 2002
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More than 11.5 million children live in poverty (US DOC 2001a) and likely will experience first-hand what
research tells us – that poverty has long-lasting negative effects (McLeod and Shanahan 1996; McLoyd 1998;
Reynolds and Ross 1998; Vandivere et al. 2000). Growing up in poverty, particularly if it is persistent: