A large body of evidence indicates that socioeconomic status is a strong predictor of school achievement and child outcomes in general. Better child outcomes are associated with family assets; families with greater income, more years of education and steady professions; and living in neighborhoods rich with services and supportive networks.
Read this partner research to learn more about the factors that impact and thereby affect family interaction, stress, school success, and child outcomes.
This research was shared at the 2015 AFN Grantmaker Conference, which included both regional and community-based funders and thought leaders concerned about a common goal – providing individuals, families and communities with greater economic security and opportunities for growth. View all the 2015 Grantmaker Conference resources. View all 2015 conference resources.