Category: Mayors’ Education Task Force

5 Ways to Boost Financial Security for Families in Your City

This is the final blog in a four-part series that highlights recommendations from NLC’s task force report “Keeping the American Dream Live: Expanding Economic Mobility and Opportunity in America’s Cities.” Almost half of families in the United States do not have enough savings to support themselves for even three months in the event of a

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Investing in the First Three Years of Life Can Greatly Impact School Success

Research has proven that high-quality early childhood programs – particularly those targeted to children at risk for poor outcomes – can provide a considerable return on investment in terms of economic gains and educational outcomes. This is a guest post by Mayor Betsy Hodges. It is the second post in a series about the Mayors’

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The City of Wichita Leads the Way in Career and Technical Education

Competing in a global economy demands that we continue supporting manufacturing areas by providing skilled workers with certificates and degrees from qualified community and technical colleges. This is a guest post by Mayor Jeff Longwell. This is the first post in a series about the Mayors’ Education Task Force. As the mayor of Wichita, Kansas,

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