short read | Sep 17, 2014

Young Americans divided over striking ISIS

Majorities of Republicans and Democrats approve of President Obama’s military plan against ISIS, but one group is not quite on board: younger people.

presentation | Apr 9, 2014

Millennials and Libraries

Lee Rainie discussed the project’s research about younger Americans and how libraries fit into their lives.

report | Oct 8, 2013

Parents’ Time with Kids More Rewarding Than Paid Work — and More Exhausting

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.

report | Sep 4, 2013

At Grandmother’s House We Stay

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 […]

report | Sep 4, 2013

Grandparents and Child Care

This posting links to a September 2013 Pew Research Center report on children living with, and being cared for, by their grandparents.

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