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When Child Care Costs As Much As College

A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that only 36% of kids are on track with cognitive skills by third grade. Data on hunger, poverty, and child care indicate that American kids need more support.

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Connecting the dots on child development & well-being

New research: by 18 months, a word gap differentiates children living in low- and high-income homes. Ohio’s Governor, John Kasich circumvented his state legislature and pushed through the expansion of Medicaid under the ACA. Eduardo Porter maintains the ACA’s guaranteed access to low-cost health insurance will help bring down our country’s intractably high infant mortality rate.