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Early Childhood Education Field Loses Champion -

Sargent Shriver passed away at the age of 95 on January 18. Among other remarkable public service roles, Shriver was a pioneer for the early childhood education movement. As the leader of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, Shriver spearheaded the creation of Head Start in 1965—then and now, our nation’s largest and most critical federally-funded education program for children under five. Shriver innately understood the benefits of a strong … Read More