How Everything We Know About Early Childhood Has Changed Since Head Start Was Founded
Fifty years of research — and “Sesame Street” — have changed our understanding of how to best help disadvantaged kids.
In Photos: The Seed-Saving Farmers Who Pass Down Land to Their Daughters
In northeastern India's mountainous state of Meghalaya, youngest daughters inherit the land—and the ancient food heritage of their mothers.
Philadelphia 2017: The State of the City
Considering all that has happened in Philadelphia over the past several years, it is difficult to find a single statistical indicator that best captures the state of the city in 2017.
I Am the Black Woman Who Interrupted the Netroots Presidential Town Hall, and This Is Why
Black organizers claimed our rightful place at the front of the progressive movement.
7 Tips to Get Kids Started Doing Social Justice Projects
“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.” – HELEN KELLER The first time I realized the power of involving kids in social justice projects was when one of my sons was just four. The two of us had [&hellip
Lymphedema: What You Should Know About Your Risk, Treatment Options
Resistive exercises, surgery may help manage symptoms
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See How One Couple Is Fighting ALS With Love
More than 12,000 people in the United States have ALS
10 Healthy Team Snacks for Kids' Sports
Ditch the chips and cookies and bring these healthier team snacks to your child's game instead.
Indonesia Invites Bids for 14 Conventional Oil & Gas Blocks
Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources issues invitation for energy companies to bid for 14 conventional oil and gas blocks.