In the poorest state in the country, Mississippi Building Blocks has helped transform a wildly uneven and scattered network of some 1,685 early childhood centers. Full story
A young man known as “Victim 1” and who testified against former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky is suing the university claiming it cared more for its reputation than it did about child safety. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.
There are, broadly speaking, two conceptual frameworks for how we approach child-rearing, politically speaking: The “village,” as popularized by Hillary Clinton’s 1996 book on parenting, and the “family,” as conceived by cultural conservatives such as Rick Santorum. As part of our show on motherhood
Bryan Calvario, right, and Jeramia Smith, left, concentrate on their bell ringing as they and other children from the Anderson Grove Head Start program in Caledonia, Miss., ring their hand bells to accompany several patriotic songs, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., at the con