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Multigenerational Programs Aim to Break Poverty Cycle

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:32
New efforts are looking to help both children and their parents get a leg up and a better education.
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Born Amid Tumult, Head Start Deeply Rooted in Mississippi

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:31
Community connections forged during the civil rights era have helped sustain Head Start as a powerful presence for generations of Mississippians.
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School Meal Programs Extend Their Reach

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:27
Fifty years after the War on Poverty, child hunger persists, despite deepened understanding of the problem and growing efforts to eradicate it.
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How We Can Strengthen Schools Serving Low-Income Children

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:19
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.
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Head Start Endures, Evolves as 50-Year Milestone Nears

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:17
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.
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