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The report then goes on to cherry pick data and offer a narrow interpretation to assert that some Head Start programs are
Another organization traditionally held its annual sales conference in February to celebrate the prior year's results and
An old friend who is an accomplished family therapist told me that she could not understand the desire to dismantle something
Head Start, for example, stands as a beacon of hope for the most vulnerable among us. For over fifty years, Head Start programs
In a recent New York Times article, Jamie Merisotis and Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote about "College Kids, With Kids," describing
As enrollment in publicly funded preschool grows, many policymakers are asking, "Does publicly funded preschool work?" This question seems sensible: preschool programs, especially high quality ones, do not come cheap.
It's a painful reality that too many children in our country face challenges beginning at birth. During a recent visit to
This is the second in a series of five blogs that we will post on grit and what it means for poor kids.
As a child I hated not being allowed into the segregated library in my hometown. But I am honored and grateful that today the Marlboro County Public Library -- the Marian Wright Edelman Library in Bennettsville, SC -- provides a panoply of early childhood and adult literacy programs.
In New York City, over 150,000 children under five are poor. Last year, nearly 20,000 of these children slept in homeless shelters - enough to fill Madison Square Garden. From the moment they're born, children in poverty face an uphill struggle to survive, thrive and learn with so many odds stacked against them.
The idea is simple. The Crayon Collection works to create a social shift with our children, build an awareness from a young age, and instills the concepts of collection, reallocation, and stopping wastefulness.
Why are we wasting time apportioning blame before the problem is fixed and the poor children and families of Flint have fresh, clean water to drink and cook with and bathe in?
The debates have exposed many attacks on the federal government. But in the midst of all the shouting, the candidates' vision of what the federal role should be is not always clear.
As more Americans begin tuning into this election, it is hard to believe my ears when I hear people claim that Hillary Clinton needs to somehow burnish her credentials for promoting equality and fighting for working families.
In Washington, D.C. there's no shortage of tinkerers who write about what they think Head Start was, is, and should be without
Closing the gap matters for several reasons. Most importantly, without access to high-quality childcare, infants and toddlers from low-income families face increasingly steep developmental challenges.
Although not frequently used, the term shibboleth precisely describes the oft-repeated, yet fallacious, assertion that the benefits of Head Start completely fade out by third grade,
The Head Start community embraces accountability, but recognizes that continuous quality improvement is as important to the development of strong federal policies as it is to their work with children and families.