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Head Start programs work but need changes

Head Start’s comprehensive, two-generational approach helps children be socially and academically prepared for kindergarten and parents to reach goals of adult... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Kids today are less likely to become pregnant or die, but more likely to live in poverty

The new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation — the 25th — finds a mixed bag of progress and lost ground when it comes to childhood wellbeing. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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12-year-old girl gives back by translating for Spanish speakers

Head Start alumnus Sarah Ortega, 12, gives back by translating for Spanish-speaking families who take part in Salt Lake Community Action Program's health screenings.... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2013

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2 Salt Lake County food pantries shuttered

Two food pantries in Salt Lake County have been closed in recent weeks with one closure being blamed on the federal sequestration. Read more »

March 29, 2013

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Women and children hurt most by eviction

Eviction is a problem that disproportionately affects America's poor, especially poor women with children. It is so common in urban poor neighborhoods that in some... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2013

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