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  • State of America's Children 2008 Report 12/23/08
    State of America's Children 2008® Report - Education
    CDF's State of America's Children 2008 report is a compilation of national and state-by-state data on poverty, health, child welfare, youth at risk, early childhood development, education, nutrition and housing. This section of the report contains data on education.
  • State of America's Children 2008 Report 12/23/08
    State of America's Children 2008® Report
    CDF's State of America's Children Report is a compilation of the most recent and reliable national and U.S. state research data on child poverty, children's health, child welfare, youth at risk, childhood and youth education, and other key child indicators.
  • State of America's Children 2008 Report 12/23/08
    State of America's Children® Report - Moments and Each Day in America for Children
    CDF's State of America's Children 2008 report is a compilation of national and state-by-state data on poverty, health, child welfare, youth at risk, early childhood development, education, nutrition and housing. This section of the report contains data on what happens to children every second, minute, hour, and each day in America.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 12/05/08
    Child Watch® Column: "Are We Preparing Our Children to Lead in Science?"
    "On October 4, 1957, history changed with the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik I, the world's first man-made satellite. Americans were alarmed that we had been outpaced technologically and saw the Soviet feat as a threat to our national security. In order to catch up with the Russians, our nation swung into action and infused new funding and resources into scientific research on a priority basis that resulted in new labs springing up all over the country."
  • Marian Wright Edelman 04/25/08
    Child Watch® Column: "Dr. Evelynn Hammonds, Harvard College's Next Dean"
    This is another one of my Spelman College bragging stories. In March, Harvard University announced the historic appointment of Dr. Evelynn M. Hammonds, a Spelman graduate, as the next dean of Harvard College...
  • 03/28/08
    Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign Discussion Guide
    Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign Discussion Guide, Case Studies from the Pipeline with discussion questions
  • Marian Wright Edelman 02/22/08
    Child Watch® Column: "Hilda Mason — Educator, Activist and Washington, DC's Grandmother"
    "When I think of the many people, of all ages, who became lost or troubled where I grew up in Bennettsville, South Carolina, I also think of the pool of community co-parents and elders who were always there to help them and guide them in the right direction. Hilda Mason, teacher, civil rights activist and city council member, was just such a leader here in Washington, D.C....."
  • Marian Wright Edelman 02/08/08
    Child Watch® Column: "Making Sure Our Children Know Their History"
    "Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history." So said Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the scholar and historian who is called "The Father of Black History..."
  • Marian Wright Edelman 01/11/08
    Child Watch® Column: "The Parent Institute For Quality Education: Solutions That Work"
    "At the national summit on the Cradle to Prison Pipeline® Crisis convened by the Children's Defense Fund at Howard University in September, we had the opportunity to hear from a number of national experts about solutions that are working to keep at-risk children off the track to prison and on the path to success....."
  • 01/11/08
    Marian Wright Edelman's La Columna Child Watch®: "El Instituto de Padres para Educación de Calidad: Soluciones eficaces"
    En la la cumbre nacional sobre la Crisis en Norteam??rica de "De la Cuna a la C??rcel" que el Fondo para la Defensa de los Ni??os convoc?? en la Universidad Howard en septiembre, tuvimos la oportunidad de escuchar a un sinn??mero de expertos de todo el pa??s sobre soluciones eficaces para mantener a los ni??os que corren peligro en la v??a hacia el ??xito y libre del riesgo de caer en la c??rcel. Uno de ellos fue David Valladolid, Presidente y CEO del Instituto de Padres para Educaci??n de Calidad (PIQUE por sus siglas en ingl??s) con sede en California.
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