Tag Archives: Low income

National Governors Association’s Reading Initiative

  The National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices is working with several states on a 5-month project to create or improve their policies and strategies for 3rd grade reading proficiency, especially for children from low-income families. This past September, the Center for Best Practices began collaborating with state teams from Colorado, Delaware, Mississippi,…

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP

  This post is part of Transform Consulting Group’s blog series highlighting federal programs that provide education opportunities and/or youth development services in communities. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services (FNS). Formerly known as the federal Food Stamps Program, SNAP is the largest domestic provider of nutrition…

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