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But a new book highlights the programs that are making an impact.
For most Americans, going to the dentist isn't at the top of the list of things we want to do, but we go anyway, because dental care is necessary for our health and well-being. However, many of the poorest children in America don't have the luxury of dreading a trip to the dentist.
On December 10th President Obama hosted a White House Summit on Early Education, bringing together a broad coalition of philanthropic, business, education, child advocacy and elected leaders and other key stakeholders.
What if we could narrow the achievement gap for the price of a tube of toothpaste? That's about $2.50, roughly half a percent of the cost of a laptop computer.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the Academy for Global Citizenship's Sarah Elizabeth Ippel - the core of her amazing efforts have developed into a learning lab for broader systemic change in the community.
The program provides summer and after-school enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increases their self-esteem, and generates more positive attitudes toward learning.
The governor is proposing to transfer nearly 900,000 children enrolled in Healthy Families, the state’s Children’s Health
The present plan includes tax cuts that will benefit even those too poor to pay taxes, and includes $4 billion for child care services for low-income families.
Here is what puzzles me: none of what you and Graham Keegan claim for vouchers is based on any available evidence.