News - - A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows more than 20 percent of Wisconsin children are living in poverty, and suggests a two-generation approach is necessary to help parents and children thrive. Ken Taylor, executive director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, explains the two-generation concept.

"Focusing on family economic success, which is through family-supporting jobs for parents," says Taylor. "How do we connect parents with those family-supporting jobs and support them in that effort, and promote high-quality education experience starting in the early years."

Taylor says the new report shows Wisconsin in the middle of the pack of states. Read More At: http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-12/childrens-issues/two-generation-approach-to-poverty-can-make-a-difference-in-wisconsin/a42773-1



- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 47 Date: 11/18/2014 2:00:53 PM -