Head Start

How to Fix Head Start
It works better than you've heard, but it still needs reform

The program actually works pretty well. But it could be a lot better.

Paul Ryan's New Report Undermines the Case for His Budget
March 03, 2014

Turns out that underfunding programs makes them less effective. Who knew?

LBJ's Mistake Was Promising to "Win" the War on Poverty
January 08, 2014

If you dismiss the War on Poverty simply because poverty is still high, then you’re not making a serious argument.

The Budget Deal Is a Decent One—Unless You're Unemployed
December 11, 2013

The agreement announced Tuesday, however modest, is a step in the right direction.

The Sequester Comes to an Airport Near You
What happens when Republicans are stuck on the tarmac?
April 23, 2013

If you’re reading this item while you’re stuck at the airport, don’t start cursing your airline just yet. The real culprit may be the sequester.

The Complexities of Obama's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Plan
February 13, 2013

It won't be cheap, and it won't be approved overnight. But research suggests that it would pay off.