Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Workforce Development and Career Pathways

25 Ways Your Voice Made a Difference for California Kids
With hundreds of calls and emails to policymakers, "For Kids" advocates like you made your voices heard loud and clear in Sacramento this year. And now that Gov. Brown has dotted the i's and crossed... read more
What a Difference a (Paid Sick) Day Makes
I remember the days when I would pretend to be sick just to stay home from school to watch TV and do nothing all day. (Admit it -- you did the same thing!) I also remember my mom telling me that her... read more
Paid Leave for All Families: It's Personal
The following message was sent to Common Sense Kids Action's email list. Didn't get the message? Sign up to get updates straight to your inbox here. I grew up as the third of four children to a... read more
Your Child's Health vs. Your Job
Have you ever had to take a day off from work to care for your sick child at home or take her to the doctor? Did you lose a day’s pay to do it -- or even your job? Paid sick days are really important... read more
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JR Starrett
(Formerly) Senior Director of National Advocacy
West Virginia Policy Makers Stand Up for 21st-Century Learning
Late last week, policy makers within the West Virginia Department of Education adopted a rule that would allow high school students to count computer science courses as fourth-year mathematics... read more
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