According to David Blankenhorn, president of the Institute for American Values in New York City and co-founder of the National Fatherhood Initiative:
· Forty percent of American children currently don't live with their biological fathers.
· Seventy percent of juveniles in state reform institutions grew up with one or neither parent.
· Forty-three percent of adult inmates grew up in single-parent homes, mostly without dads.
· Thirty percent of children living with never-married mothers and 22 percent with divorced mothers repeat a grade, compared with 12 percent of those living with both biological parents.