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New Voices for New Choices: Coming Together for Children

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By Marian Wright Edelman

Our children urgently need your help right now! This is the most dangerous time for children since the Children's Defense Fund began. As our nation wages a war against Iraq, and is anxiously preoccupied with terrorism in our post-September 11 nation and world, the Bush administration and Congress are waging a radical budget war against children at home.

Leadership Language

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In recently working with some fourth and fifth graders at an inner city school, one of my assignments as a volunteer teacher’s assistance was to try to help the “hardcore” males handle arguments peacefully before erupting into battles.

Powell Bashers Dead Wrong

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By Earl Ofari Hutchinson

First, legendary singer-activist Harry Belafonte branded Secretary of State Colin Powell a “house slave” for defending President Bush’s policies.

A Bush Administration Budget War on Poor Children? Target: Head Start

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By Marian Wright Edelman

Since 1965, Head Start has helped over 20 million children build the confidence and skills they need to succeed in school and to become the leaders, taxpayers, and productive citizens of the future.

The History of English (Part III)

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Perhaps the English tongue began in 430 A.D. with the migration of the Anglo-Saxons into Britain. However, languages giving rise to English can all be traced to the parent Indo-European.

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