Children of the Crisis

By Richard Florida

The 2009 Child Well-Being Index examines the impact of the economic crisis on America's children. The study found that:
 

...the downturn will virtually undo all progress made in children's economic well-being since 1975. The significant decrease in this domain will also drag down the other domains of the CWI.The impact will be especially severe for low-income children of color.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2009/05/children-of-the-crisis/17815/