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It's a Hard Life for Children in Rwanda, But There's Hope in Their Eyes

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

I was reminded of the plight of these children when my wife and I recently visited Rwanda for the 20th Anniversary Commemoration of the Rwandan genocide.

Why Do We Send Kids to School?

Spencer Thompson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
Spencer Thompson

As we transition into the data-driven, digital era -- the opportunity to optimize each student's experience is unparalleled. Helping children understand why they are in school is crucial.

Inspired by Malala, We Must Make School Accessible to the World's Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 02.08.2013 | Impact
Gordon Brown

When Malala Yousafzai was targeted and shot by the Taliban simply for wanting to go to school, the whole world of education was changed forever. So long as there are children denied the chance of school, Malala will be the standard bearer for their rights.

Learning Begins Early and at Home

Kimberly Oliver Burnim | Posted 01.21.2013 | Education
Kimberly Oliver Burnim

The achievement gap that plagues America's schools begins well before children enter Kindergarten. Every child ought to be given a foundation for success in school, and that building that foundation begins at home.

Restoring Hope and Faith, One Young Child at a Time

Romanita Hairston | Posted 12.13.2012 | Impact
Romanita Hairston

The Center for Children in Poverty estimates that we have lost all of the gains we made over the past 50 years in child well-being. We've lost opportunity. We are facing a crisis that demands an urgent response in these politically charged and polarized times.

U.S. Gets A C-Minus When It Comes To Nation's Children

Posted 10.11.2012 | Education

A joint report by Save the Children and First Focus has awarded the U.S. a C-minus overall grade when it comes to providing for and ensuring education...

TV Parents: What Values Do They Convey?

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 03.05.2012 | Education
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

For better or worse, TV parents provide a framework of
 what and what not to do.

Being Good vs. Getting Better: Helping Your Kids Pick The Right Goal

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

As parents and teachers, how can we try to encourage our kids to see challenges in the classroom as opportunities to get better, rather than be good?

The Future of America's Children -- A Question of National Priorities

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

The whole 10-year child nutrition program proposed by the House could be paid for with just 42 days worth of Afghanistan war spending. How is it that we can unquestioningly fund illegal war, but not feed our children?