Monday, March 30, 2015
Close That Gap: William T. Grant Foundation Zeroes in on Inequality and Kids
Once in a while, research on an issue is so galvanizing that it can entirely shift how we think about a crucial problem. The recent publication of Robert Putnam’s Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis is just the latest indicator that research on kids and inequality may be poised to break out and help fuel changes in public policy.
Putnam is one of many researchers now grappling with equality of opportunity among America's children, and quite a few of these scholars are getting support from the William T. Grant Foundation, which lately has been zeroing in on kids and inequality. We recently talked with the foundation's president, Adam Gamoran, to learn more....