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America’s Report Card 2012 Series: Early Childhood

October 22, 2012
By Kayla Klein, First Focus Intern Associate

Early childhood is a time of growth and learning for children, with some of the most important physical, mental, emotional and social development taking place during the earliest years of a child’s life. This critical time provides us with an opportunity to invest in our children in a way that will benefit them throughout their lives.

America’s Report Card 2012 Series: Economic Security

October 18, 2012
By Kayla Klein, First Focus Intern Associate

America’s Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S., a report by First Focus and Save the Children, assesses the economic security of children in the United States.

America’s Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S. Overview

October 17, 2012
By Kayla Klein, First Focus Intern Associate

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012, First Focus and Save the Children released America’s Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S., a report that grades America on how well it meets the needs of our children.

Children Missing from the First Debate

October 5, 2012
By Kayla Klein, First Focus Intern Associate

The presidential candidates participated on Wednesday in the first of three presidential debates. This debate was focused on discussing domestic policy, but among the discussion of the economy, jobs, education, and taxes, one critical issue was overlooked: our nation’s children.