Some will continue to debate whether apps are appropriate for kids at all -- regardless of income. But we've found that not only are touch screen apps intuitive and age-appropriate for young children, they also have powerful learning potential.
We're supposed to be exploring every conceivable alternative for turning the domestic economy around. So why are Republicans, at state and federal levels, waging a rhetorical, legislative, and administrative War on Education?
Mitt's "will the United States be an entitlement society or an opportunity society?" is vapid and misleading. Not just a false choice, but an illogical one, like saying "we must decide whether to grow food or eat food."
Americans don't like debt, including bills owed by their government. It weighs on them, even when it's to create jobs and speed recovery. That's why there was a deficit Super Committee. But for the majority of millionaires, incurring debt does not evoke anxiety.
I am surprised that they did not happen in 2008 at the height of the financial collapse. We've known the root of this discontent for years, if not decades. It has to do with America's growing poverty and income inequality rates.
While in Tucson I made it a point to arrive early and observe and engage with some of the Migrant Ed teachers and trainers. What I encountered only reinforced my opinion of Migrant Ed/Head Start programs. It is not the program but the people who made a difference.
By a nearly 3-to-1 margin (58-20%), American voters believe that the lives of children have become worse rather than better over the last ten years, as key indicators of child well-being continue to decline.