Mina Dixon said: About 400,000 to 440,000 children born each year are affected by prenatal alcohol or illicit drug exposure.
Mina Dixon said: Child care assistance doesn't reach about three-fourths of Colo.'s working poor and generally fails the other fourth's attempt to escape poverty.
Mina Dixon said: With the help and support of his family and his mentor, 18-year-old Robert Utley graduates from high school and joins the Navy.
Mina Dixon said: Head Start had a budget of $8 billions this year, but under the sequester, it lost $400 million. In all 50 states, every Head Start program has been told to cut costs by 5 percent.
Mina Dixon said: As working moms increasingly become the norm, and as their financial contributions become more critical, fathers are increasing the amount of time they spend on household chores and child care.
Mina Dixon said: Past valedictorians of low-performing District high schools say they were not equipped to excel at the nation's top colleges.
Mina Dixon said: A study asks the question, what could the women who are denied abortions tell us about the women who did?
Mina Dixon said: This summer might just mark the beginning of the end of the unpaid internship. Between a third and a half of internships are unpaid, creating a pay-to-play system that excludes the poor and working-class from a whole range of fields and opportunities.
Mina Dixon said: Blatant "door slamming" forms of housing discrimination are on the decline, but the discrimination that does exist is harder to detect, and as a result, more difficult to remedy, according to a new report issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Urban Institute.
Julie Drizin said: Deported for shoplifting toys, a Mexican couple visits their U.S. citizen children with supervision from the Department of Homeland Security.