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Low Income Children

Soap, An Educational Investment

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

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.

Charter School Transcends Demographics and Resurrects Health

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

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.

Freedom Summer

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education
Marian Wright Edelman

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.

Are Kids Being Forgotten Under State Budget Cuts?

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Stephanie Snyder Low-income children in rural California communities are in jeopardy of...

Low-Income Children Receiving Free (Nutritious) Lunches

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — While the other preschoolers were warming up to the vegetable pesto lasagna, 3-year-old Avery Bennett dived in with no hesita...

What About Welfare?

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip N. Cohen

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.

Your Education Policies Don't Figure: An Open Letter to John McCain

Martin Carnoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Carnoy

Here is what puzzles me: none of what you and Graham Keegan claim for vouchers is based on any available evidence.