May 25, 2011

1 in 4 children in US raised by a single parent

A recent report holds that one in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent. This is a percentage that has been on the rise and is higher than other developed countries. Experts point to a variety of factors to explain the high U.S. figure, including a cultural shift toward greater acceptance of single-parent child rearing.The U.S. also lacks policies to help support families, including childcare at work and national […]