Yearly Archives: 2018

Finding Hope in Head Start  

Many families are finding hope in Head Start. This touching account details how access to early childhood education changed a child’s life–and her mother’s.

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…But What Can You Do?

We often hear “but what can you do?” when talking about issues that matter. As I’ve learned at Save the Children Action Network, there is a lot you can do.

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Keeping Kids Safe in Disasters

When crisis strikes, children are always the most vulnerable, and often suffer most. By investing in disaster preparation and mitigation, we can save lives, keep kids in school and save money in the future.

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Weekly Wisdom: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with Head Start

One of the programs that has helped our nation achieve greater equality is Head Start. A new report from the Center for American Progress shows how Head Start has been a critical resource in expanding early education opportunities to vulnerable kids who live in hard-to-reach communities across America.

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Learning Doesn’t End When the Bell Rings, So Don’t Close the Door on Students

Megan and Stephanie attend an after-school program that helps with homework and offers activities that combine fitness and fun. Most importantly, it provides them with a safe place to go while their parents are still at work. But despite the overwhelming benefits that after school programs like theirs can offer to students, families and communities, the federal Fiscal Year 2019 budget would eliminate a vital after school program that benefits millions of Americans.

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