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  • Marian Wright Edelman 10/28/11
    Child Watch® Column: "Just Say No – To Corporate Greed"
    Repatriation. It's a word many schoolchildren probably haven't yet learned to define or even seen very often outside of spelling bees. But when it comes to corporate taxes, repatriation is the cornerstone of an idea that has the potential to severely hurt millions of children and parents and widen the already historic and unconscionable gap between the rich and the poor.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 10/21/11
    Child Watch® Column: "Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Stupid"
    "The Economy Stupid" were the words on the now famous sign in successful presidential candidate Bill Clinton?s 1992 war room. Today, that sign should be in the war rooms of all candidates?from those seeking the presidency down to those running for local office. And right below it should be three words, "Jobs, Jobs, Jobs."
  • Marian Wright Edelman 10/17/11
    Child Watch® Column: "Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Dedication"
    We honor Dr. King today in stone. Let us honor him tomorrow and every day - for as long as it takes - with powerful, persistent voices and unrelenting nonviolent action to rescue his dream - America?s dream - from the clutches of materialism, militarism, racism and poverty he warned would be America?s undoing.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 10/14/11
    Child Watch® Column: "Full Day Kindergarten: A Missing Half-Step in Our Schools"
    In Pennsylvania, many children who had been getting excited about their first day of full-day kindergarten were disappointed when full-day kindergarten fell victim to state budget cuts. Massachusetts families in 80 school districts had to pay an average of $3,110 this year for their children to attend full-day kindergarten.
  • 10/11/11
    Child Poverty in America 2010 Fact sheet
    This fact sheet highlights the new poverty data released by the U.S. Census Bureau for 2010. The number of children in poverty increased by 950,000 between 2009 and 2010, rising from 15.5 million to 16.4 million – or over one in five children in America.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 10/07/11
    Child Watch® Column: "A Parent, Community, and National Audit: It's Time for Adults to Shape up and Close the Hypocrisy Gap"
    I am often asked, what's wrong with our children? Children having children. Children killing themselves or others. Children dropping out of school and roaming streets alone or in gangs. Children addicted to tobacco and alcohol, drinking and drugging themselves to escape reality.
  • Marian Wright Edelman 09/30/11
    Child Watch® Column: "National and State Safety Nets Fail to Catch Millions of Children"
    The Children's Defense Fund has launched a new series of stories on our web site featuring children and their parents who have fallen on very hard times. They are the real faces and fears behind our disgraceful national child poverty statistics – 16.4 million poor children living in the richest nation on earth.
  • 09/29/11
    The Continued Collapse of the Nation's Teen Summer Job Market: Who Worked in the Summer of 2011?
    The Continued Collapse of the Nation's Teen Summer Job Market: Who Worked in the Summer of 2011?Authored by Andrew Sum, Ishwar Khatiwada, With Sheila Palma Center for Labor Market StudiesNortheastern University
  • 09/29/11
    GrandFact Sheets for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children
    Kinship care state fact sheet for grandparents and other relatives raising children. Provides information on state-specific data, public policies, and local resources and programs for kinship families.
  • 09/29/11
    State Child Poverty Fact Sheets
    These 50-state charts provide an overview of child poverty in 2010, including the number and percent of children under 18 and under six living in poverty, extreme poverty, and the number and percent of poor White, Black and Hispanic children.
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