| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
While I respect where Ms. Santo is coming from I can't sit by and not address some issues she neglected. If every life begins at conception — where is that support when that baby is born? It is one thing to say every life is sacred and then stand...
| Mar 11, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The media love optics and no one understands this better than President Obama.
Thus, he invited a gang of Republican senators to din-dins at the swank (and legendary) Jefferson Hotel, one of the city's more discreet (and expensive)...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:25 PM
President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address, announced a plan for early education for all Americans.
Leading economists agree that high-quality early learning programs can help level the playing field for children from lower-income families...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:17 PM
On behalf of the Family Wellness Expo Committee of the Early Care and Education Planning Council, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank:
The Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees, President Victor Jaime, Ed.D., Efrain Silva, dean...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Over the past decade, multiple studies have confirmed that spending on high-quality early childhood education is a wise investment and a successful hedge against poverty.
Children who attend Head Start, America's comprehensive early childhood...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Carl Levin, the senior U.S. Senator from Michigan and chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
Recently, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which I chair, held the latest in...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Carol Elizabeth Johnson, age 94, of Faith, South Dakota, passed away on May, 28, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood, South Dakota.
She was born on December 25, 1918, in Kenmare, North Dakota while her mother and brothers were in...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Thank you for Jamie Smith Hopkins front page story on the growth of poverty in suburbs across Maryland ("Poor people in Balto.'s suburbs outnumber those in city," May 21). The article is must reading for policymakers, civic groups, faith-based leaders and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Slim Harrison visits Howard County's Tubman Head Start Center with musical instruments that many preschoolers have never seen, and he brings tales and songs many have never heard.
He takes the children on imaginary journeys to where the instruments,...