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2010-12-20 10:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the state's failure to prioritize kids, a comprehensive plan addressing the systemic education and health problems undermining children's development was delivered to California's incoming policymakers today.

2010-01-04 10:00:00

State's Recovery Depends on Improvements to Children's Education and Health Status OAKLAND, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-06 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The issues weakening California children's well-being are also undermining the economic prosperity of the state as a whole.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.