Taken together, these types of measures could go a long way in reducing race and gender discrimination around the country.
Parents are finding access to affordable, quality childcare nearly impossible. Washington, D.C., wants to be the model of how to fix that.
“We can be part of the solution if we collectively work together.”
We're making progress, but we need to do better.
The tax has been suggested as a way to pay for universal preschool in Philadelphia.
Poor students enter kindergarten already lagging behind their more affluent peers.
And it could harm an entire generation of kids.
As the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, I have time and again seen the power of positive mentorship. With encouragement and opportunity, many of the roughly 424,000 children in America's foster system go on to lead successful lives.
Most voters agree that we need to pay preschool teachers more.
The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University surveys state administrators every year