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Katey Comerford
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Jumpstart DC’s Executive Director, Katey Comerford, began her work with Jumpstart in 2004. In her time at Jumpstart, she has served as a Program Director in Jumpstart’s Midwestern Region, Jumpstart DC City Director and as Senior Director of National Field Support. In her current role, Katey oversees the growth and quality support activities for Jumpstart’s work in Washington, D.C. For over 14 years, Katey has been working with non-profit organizations focusing on education, youth development and civic engagement. Katey has a BA in Sociology from Kent State University and received her Master’s in Social Work at Temple University.

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When Children Start School Behind, They Stay Behind

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 9:49 AM

Imagine starting a race knowing everyone will get a head start, except for you. Not exactly fair, is it? But for many children, this isn't too far off from reality.

That's because there are millions of children living in poverty who are not getting the high-quality early learning opportunities they...

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