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Early childhood education critical for students in poverty

Zach Fox Staff Writer @ZachFoxSHJ A lack of access to early education can leave children living in poverty far behind their peers. Closing that gap is part of the work being undertaken by the Four Schools Project, coordinated by the Spartanburg Academic Movement. SAM is working with the four highest-poverty …

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The secret to … not being a sweary parent

Swearing is great, but if you’re a new parent, you might want to knock it on the head. If you think it gets through to your wee one when you say “I love you”, consider that the things you say when stuck in traffic might seep through as well. Record …

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Children abandoned as Kyrgyz parents seek work abroad

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – Klara Karybaeva is 56 years old and has three daughters, all in their early thirties. They are all single mothers who receive no additional support from their respective children‘s fathers. In total, Karybaeva has seven grandchildren. Two of Karybaeva’s daughters, Anara and Munara, moved to neighbouring Kazakhstan to work …

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