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How To Help Kids In Need Go Back To School

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

It's back-to-school time, which means kids are savoring those last moments of the summer and parents are doing that mad dash through the aisles for su...

Remember the Children

Robert Reich | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Whether it's fighting for reasonable gun regulation, child health and safety overall, or good schools and family services -- we can't have a fair fight as long as special-interest money continues to poison our politics.

Child Poverty Holds Steady For The First Time In Years, Census Bureau Finds

Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents

After climbing four years in a row, the U.S. child-poverty rate essentially held firm in 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau announced on Wednesday. In 2...

Nonprofits Help Needy Kids Start School With Dignity

Posted 08.17.2012 | Impact

For the 21 million children who go hungry during the summer months without free school lunch, September signals an end to searing stomach pangs. But i...

Superintendents, the Correct Answer Is "D -- All of the Above"

Elaine Weiss | Posted 05.09.2012 | Education
Elaine Weiss

Education leaders appear oddly removed from the myriad out-of-school obstacles faced by the many students living in and near poverty.

New Census Data: 110,000 D.C. Residents Live Below Poverty Line

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this week, nation's capital was crowned the sixth-best city in the United States to live in by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The magaz...