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New Colorado Law Marks a Victory for Kids

Today, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into that law that helps more families have access to high-quality child care. Thanks to these efforts, thousands of Colorado’s children will benefit.

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Happy Birthday, Head Start!

For more than 25 years, I have visited Head Start programs all across the nation. Each time I am inspired by the children and families who go to these programs to not only learn, but to become future leaders. That’s the power of Head Start. It transforms lives by giving children living in poverty a chance at the future they deserve.

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Finding Hope in Head Start  

Many families are finding hope in Head Start. This touching account details how access to early childhood education changed a child’s life–and her mother’s.

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Weekly Wisdom: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with Head Start

One of the programs that has helped our nation achieve greater equality is Head Start. A new report from the Center for American Progress shows how Head Start has been a critical resource in expanding early education opportunities to vulnerable kids who live in hard-to-reach communities across America.

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Learning Doesn’t End When the Bell Rings, So Don’t Close the Door on Students

Megan and Stephanie attend an after-school program that helps with homework and offers activities that combine fitness and fun. Most importantly, it provides them with a safe place to go while their parents are still at work. But despite the overwhelming benefits that after school programs like theirs can offer to students, families and communities, the federal Fiscal Year 2019 budget would eliminate a vital after school program that benefits millions of Americans.

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Weekly Wisdom: The Power of Early Education

When it comes to our children’s futures, we want what’s best for them. If we get kids the proper education they need during their early years, we can give them a strong foundation that will set them up for future success.

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