Lower and middle-income families will finally be able to afford or simply send their children to preschool at a lower cost thanks to a $13.8 million investment in early education pledged by the San Diego Foundation.
As part of our mission to draw public attention and support to the important work of nonprofits in America, we sat down to chat with 21 accomplished nonprofit leaders in Minnesota to discuss their impact in driving positive change in the evolving landscapes of rural America.
A quick rundown of teen pregnancy rates in the US versus the world, highlighting the major factors that drive those differences; among them, culture, poverty and religion. Interestingly enough, parents’ attitudes towards teen sexuality might be huge factors in teen pregnancy, as explained in the brief.
According to researchers, certains signs of aggressive behavior in small children, such as pulling hair, kicking, and biting, are actually quite common for toddlers and there are certain ways parents can go about handling those situations in order to address them with empathy rather than punishment.
Segregation in schools took a turn in 1947 in the Mendez vs. Westminster School District of Orange County, when Mendez, et al challenged the constitutionality of separate schools for Mexican students. This case would later provide the framework for Brown vs. Board of Education and desegregation in the state and across the nation.
The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey – the first summit of its kind – will bring together leaders from around the world to build the “Education Cannot Wait – Fund for Education in Emergencies.”