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Salt Lake County OKs funds to get 600 disadvantaged kids into preschools

17 July 2013
Private/public partnership aimed at giving 600 more at-risk children a shot at success.

Editorial by John Florez: Is college only for a select few?

13 July 2013
"We need to value our children as much as we value our businesses. They are 33 percent of our population and 100 percent of our future," (Terry Haven, Voices for Utah Children).

Report: Military Families Need Tax Credits for "Independence"

03 July 2013
SALT LAKE CITY - As the nation gears up to celebrate Independence Day, some of those who have fought hard to defend it also fight to stay afloat financially.

Tax credit helps Utah military and veteran families, analysis shows

02 July 2013
An estimated 13,000 Utah families with parents who are veterans or still in the military receive tax credits that help put food on the table, according to a new analysis.

Goldman Sachs Makes Investment, Gets Returns on Utah Preschool Program

26 June 2013
An innovative partnership involving Goldman Sachs, a school district in Utah, and several community charities could expand that school system's early-education program while also saving taxpayers money and earning money for the investment bank.

2013 KIDS COUNT National Data Book Release - Media Coverage

24 June 2013
Links to media coverage (to download pdf's see attachments below). The new Annie E. Casey Foundation National KIDS COUNT report shows Utah's ranking for overall child well-being dropped from 11th to 14th. More kids in poverty, officials say - The…

Feds extend Utah’s low-income health insurance network

20 June 2013
Feds OK Primary Care Network until Nov. 15 as state decides whether to expand Medicaid.

Good investment - Nonprofit, businesses aid education

21 June 2013
People like those who run Goldman Sachs and J.B. Pritzker don't make investments without due diligence.

2013 KIDS COUNT National Data Book Released

24 June 2013
The new Annie E. Casey Foundation National KIDS COUNT report shows Utah's ranking for overall child well-being dropped from 11th to 14th    We know what works to build healthy, strong, and economically secure kids. It's time Utah put kids…

Poverty committee begins trek for solutions

17 June 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — A new committee began a difficult trek on Monday. David Burton described members of the Intergenerational Poverty Advisory Committee as pioneers on a journey to end intergenerational poverty in Utah.