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Parental employment in low-income families

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National Center for Children in Poverty
Fact sheet
Publication Date: 
1 Jan 2004

Available in print for order (see SOURCE) and online for download.

With the economic down turn of the past few years, unemployment and underemployment are higher than they have been in nearly a decade, and the number of children living in low-income families is on the rise. Programs -- including child care -- that provide income and work supports for low income parents can increase employment, income, and child well-being.