Intuitively, a child's academic performance is likely higher if he or she has highly educated parents, and lower if the child has less educated parents. A new report confirms that's true, but reveals that American children of poorly educated parents do a lot worse than their counterparts in other countries, reports the Huffington Post. Income mobility just within the U.S. has significantly declined since the mid-90s, according to the Boston Federal Reserve. But the Pew Economic Mobility Project takes this a step further by asking, "Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?" Researchers in 10...

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