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Head Start Funding

The Shutdown Hits Young Children

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Head Start providers that serve 3,200 low-income children in four states are closing due to the federal governm...

Sequestration Impairs Futures of At-Risk Children

Yasmina Vinci | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Yasmina Vinci

We have more data behind us now than ever before. But the stalemate over the budget and our lingering shock that sequestration has not been restored prevents us from diverting our attention to new initiatives while we are still cutting children from our programs.

Kids Missing From State of the Union

Billy Shore | Posted 03.31.2012 | Education
Billy Shore

One of the president's principal themes was the need to address income inequality, but Obama missed an opportunity to tell the nation not only what it wants to know, but what it needs to know.