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  • The Battle for Title IX and The Opportunities It Created

    National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling writes about his father, Larry Sperling, who fought and won 40 years ago to ensure young women their full rights to compete in sports.

  • Educare: A Catalyst for Change

    Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.

  • White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities Announces New Executive Director

    Mark Linton is appointed Executive Director of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, which works to develop partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced significant long-term economic challenges

  • Investing Early in Our Children

    Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.

  • New Perspective and New Opportunities Through Head Start

    Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.

  • Building Better Futures for Children and Families

    Rory Sipp has stepped through many roles in the Head Start program and has made it his mission to serve the underprivileged children of the Las Vegas area.

  • Collective Impact for Positive Change

    The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Child Development Board provides high-quality early childhood services to children and families including health and wellness services, such as pregnancy education, breast feeding support, home visiting, health and developmental screenings, and medical and dental care.

  • Partnering with the AAPI Community to Resolve Racial Conflict

    Becky Monroe, Acting Director of the Community Relations Service at the U.S. Department of Justice, writes about the CRS' work in helping communities navigate racial and national origin tensions.

  • Harnessing America’s Energy Future in the Great Lakes

    Representatives of five states and ten Federal agencies, together comprising the Great Lakes Offshore Wind Energy Consortium, met for the first time last week with the goal of promoting the development of offshore wind power projects in the Great Lakes.

  • Student Winners Create Games for Learning

    The second annual National STEM Video Game Challenge concluded on Tuesday with winners being honored at The Atlantic’s Technologies in Education Forum in Washington, DC.