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As the Education Department prepares to release new guidance on its peer-review process for standards and assessments, educators and testmakers worry how their systems will be judged under the new criteria.
Removing the eight "health barriers to learning" can make all the difference in the academic success of children living in poverty, Irwin Redlener argues.
New efforts are looking to help both children and their parents get a leg up and a better education.
Community connections forged during the civil rights era have helped sustain Head Start as a powerful presence for generations of Mississippians.
Fifty years after the War on Poverty, child hunger persists, despite deepened understanding of the problem and growing efforts to eradicate it.
Three innovative and durable programs offer lessons in how to build the supportive school communities that can help low-income children thrive, Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane say.
The ambitious early-childhood program launched in 1965 as part of the War on Poverty is going through dramatic—and sometimes painful—changes, while continuing to pursue its mission.