Majorities of Republicans and Democrats approve of President Obama’s military plan against ISIS, but one group is not quite on board: younger people.
How digital tools are changing not only how teens communicate, but also how they gather information about the world and present themselves to others.
This links to a Fact Tank posting about factors linked to the decline in U.S. teen births. Among them are the economy and changes in sexual behavior.
Lee Rainie discussed the project’s research about younger Americans and how libraries fit into their lives.
Amanda Lenhart presents nine major themes from the Project’s five-report series on Teens and Online Privacy
Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research's data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.
There’s no tougher job than being a parent, or so the saying goes. This sentiment seems to be confirmed by a new Pew Research Center analysis of government time use data. Parents find caring for their children to be much more exhausting than the work they do for pay. At the same time, parents find much more meaning in the time they spend with their children than in the time they spend at work.
The International Labor Organization estimates there are 168 million child laborers worldwide, a third fewer than in 2000.
In 2011, 7.7 million children in the U.S.–one-in-ten—were living with a grandparent, and approximately 3 million of these children were also being cared for primarily by that grandparent.1 Both of these numbers rose rapidly after the onset of the recession in 2007 and have stabilized since 2009, when the recession officially ended, according to a […]
This posting links to a September 2013 Pew Research Center report on children living with, and being cared for, by their grandparents.