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Archive: December 10, 2015

A new report shows how states can help young people in foster care experience life as any other child. (DNF-Style/iStockphoto)

DENVER - A recent report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows how states can make sure children living in foster care have the same opportunities as their peers. In the last session, the Colorado Legislature passed House Bill 1198, a law that makes it easier for kids to do things others take f ...Read More

Arkansas has the highest rate of senior hunger in the country, according to the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. (Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - More than 240,000 Arkansans over age 60 are considered food insecure. That means 40 percent of the state's senior population isn't always sure there'll be enough money to meet their basic needs and buy groceries. Despite programs like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance or "SNAP ...Read More

Montana education advocates celebrate passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act. (jdurham/morguefile)

HELENA, Mont. - Montana education advocates are praising the passage on Wednesday of a bill to replace No Child Left Behind. The Every Student Succeeds Act sailed through the U.S. Senate in a landslide and is expected to be signed by President Obama. Democratic Senator Jon Tester supported the bi ...Read More

Educator groups are hopeful about how a new federal education law will play out with students and teachers in West Virginia. Credit: West Virginia Department of Education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Teacher groups in West Virginia and across the country say the pending law replacing No Child Left Behind will mean more state control of public education. President Barack Obama says he’ll sign the new Every Student Succeeds Act, passed by Congress. Mary Kusler, ...Read More

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