Can You Hear Me Now? Who's Talking About Early Childhood Education This Election Season
Today, the national fiscal situation is arguably as daunting as it was in the 80's. And it is even more so for children. According to a recent poll by First Focus Campaign for Children, nearly 60 percent of Americans believe that children's lives are worse off now than they were 10 years ago and only 20 percent think that children are better off. Six million children under the age of six are living in poverty -- in families struggling to make ends meet with annual incomes under $24,000 for a family of four.