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Parents’ Low Education Leads to Low Income, Despite Full-Time Employment

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Publication Date: November 2007

Publisher(s): Columbia University. National Center for Children in Poverty

Author(s): Ayana Douglas-Hall; Michelle Chau

Topic: Education (Education)
Labor (Labor conditions, wages, salaries, and benefits)

Keywords: low-wage work; child poverty

Type: Fact sheet

Coverage: United States


Higher education is one of the most effective ways parents can raise their families’ incomes. This fact sheet shows that parents with higher education tend to have higher earnings.