Marian Wright Edelman is president of the Children’s Defense Fund.
America’s security and prosperity depend on our children’s ability to drive the economy of the future.
There simply aren’t enough programs available to serve all the children who need them.
If Congress passed stronger gun laws and closed loopholes, it would save lives.
Too many states are choosing to balance budgets on the backs of children.
Congress is debating whether to slash more than $1 billion from Head Start to give trillions of dollars in tax cuts to the richest Americans and corporations.
Ensuring children access to comprehensive health coverage is one of the smartest, most cost-effective choices our country can make.
Have we no shame or respect for children’s lives in Somalia or even our own country?
Parents, schools, communities, and experts all have a role to play in finding solutions to this crisis.
Through it all, Height’s intellect and strength remained as sharp as her signature sense of style.
His formula for student success was simple: You need a good teacher committed to working hard to educate and students committed to working hard to learn.
As many as 80 percent of overweight children may experience a lifetime of increased health risks.
Howard Zinn revolutionized the way millions of Americans understand our shared history.