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New school year brings anxiety for Chicago parents

By Micah Uetricht Walking along bustling 47th Street in Bronzeville, a poor, almost entirely African-American neighborhood on the city’s South Side, Irene Robinson pointed out two men exchanging money in what looked like a drug deal, and sites where young … Continue reading

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Sequestration Kicks More Than 57,000 Children Out Of Head Start

By Bryce Covert Head Start programs will eliminate services for 57,265 children in the coming school year thanks to sequestration’s automatic, across-the-board spending cuts, according to new government data collected from individual programs. California, Texas, and New York will cut the … Continue reading

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Ring the school bell year-round

By Esther J. Cepeda It’s mid-August and parents across the country are breathing a sigh of relief that their tours of duty as surrogate educators finally will end. It’s a burden that many parents bear because they know that the … Continue reading

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