Childhood Poverty Sources

Operation Warm is committed to providing warmth, confidence, and hope to children in need across the country. We take pride in our transparency and utilize only accurate information from industry leaders to translate our ideas into action. In our mission to provide #morethanacoat, we filter through a vast number of sources and select the most relevant for our audience. Below you will find our list of sources related to our objective.

Childhood Poverty and Education

  • The School Readiness of Poor Children
    Issacs, J. (2012). Starting School at a Disadvantage:  The School Readiness of Poor Children. Washington, DC:  Center on Children and Families at Brookings.  Retrieved 3/8/18 from https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content
  • How Third Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation
    Hernandez, D. (2012). How Third Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation, Baltimore:  Annie E. Casey Foundation. Retrieved 3/8/18 from http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc
  • Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States
    Chapman, C., Laird, J., Ifill, N., and KewalRamani, A. (2011). Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States:  1972–2009 (NCES 2012-006). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 3/8/18 from http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch

Breaking the Cycle of Childhood Poverty

  • Moving Out of Poverty, Volume 2: Success from the Bottom Up
    Narayan, D., Pritchett, L., and Kapoor, S. (2009). Moving Out of Poverty, Volume 2:  Success from the Bottom Up, Washington, DC:  Palgrave Macmillan and The World Bank. Retrieved 3/8/18 from https://openknowledge.worldbank.org