One would assume that WIC’s benefits would be targeted to the most needful Americans, but various formal and informal changes have liberalized eligibility criteria.
It is important to have a plan that builds a foundation for families by fighting hunger and investing in children.
The stimulus package’s provisions concerning education may weaken Obama’s reform agenda for years to come.
Welfare reform has done fairly well for a historic change in policy, but not good enough for us to be even close to satisfied.
Universal pre-K is caught in the midst of middle-class and interest-group politics. As usual, the most disadvantaged children may lose out.