Childcare has been a front page news issue over the last week and it’s a good thing! Why? Because parents are planning to use their outside voices -- at the polls! Will you join me and thousands of moms, dads, and other advocates for kids to pledge to vote for early education in November? Just [...]
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“We thought we were doing everything right,” said Jenny, a young mom and Fair Share supporter. “We thought we were so ahead of things, we had even started a college fund, but … no one told us what we needed was a child care savings fund!” While young parents like Jenny try to prepare for [...]
The summer Olympics are coming, and gymnastics are sure to be among the most popular events. But while parents of America’s young aspiring gymnasts -- and even other parents -- are watching the action, most of them don’t know that some gym mats and other foam equipment could pose a serious health risk. A recent [...]
Last year, I took a job at a no excuses charter school, sight unseen. I hadn’t visited or asked many questions before signing my contract, which left me uneducated about the practices associated with this type of school. In short, a "no excuses" charter school usually enrolls low income and minority students, features high expectations for [...]