Child Poverty

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Name: Child Poverty
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Give all low-income children equal support - CPAG (Fuseworks)

Child Poverty Action Group says the government should disentangle support for children from work incentives for parents, and treat all low income children equally.CPAG welcomed recent concern about the highly discriminatory Parental Tax Credit for new-borns, ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Column: Cincinnati needs universal preschool

My wife Sarah and I have been blessed with two amazing children, both of whom attend quality preschool.  We can afford it, but most families can’t.And like most families in our city, we believe EVERY child, not just ours, should have access to quality ... [Published WCPO - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wrong priorities cause scavenging from bins in Stoke-on-Trent

NOW that local government in Staffordshire has driven its children into scavenging for food out of bins, is it time to consider bringing those responsible for Staffordshire's poverty issues to account?Hard-earned taxpayers' money wasted by Stoke-on-Trent ... [Published The Sentinel - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Law's university challenge – firms have raised their diversity game but the obstacles are daunting

Taken at face value, is worrying. Recent years have witnessed an upsurge in moves by the UK's leading firms to increase diversity within their ranks. Initiatives like PRIME, whose goal is to improve social mobility by offering work placements for school ... [Published Legal Week - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

More families than ever need help feeding themselves

MORE families than ever are seeking help when it comes to feeding themselves, it has been revealed.Redditch's first official food bank and distribution network has seen referrals steadily increase since it was officially launched in June last year.And ... [Published Hereford Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

First Person: Where does PM's mandate come from?

Comments (0)On Thursday, more than a million public sector workers went on strike. They were angry at the way they are being singled out to bear the brunt of Government austerity. Thousands of jobs have been lost and, while private sector pay rose by ... [Published Leicester Mercury - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 3 reports

OBR 'should get child poverty role'

A financial watchdog must be given powers to monitor how the Government is tackling child poverty amid claims that progress has "ground to a halt".Labour wants the Office for Budget Responsibility to keep tabs on the impact policy decisions have on whether ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

PA NEWS HEADLINES AT 7AM

By Press AssociationPublished: 01:00 EST, 12 July 2014 | Updated: 01:00 EST, 12 July 2014LORD CAREY BACKS ASSISTED DYINGFormer Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has given a boost to the campaign for a change in the law on assisted suicide by announcing ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Your View: Build a caring community; become "un-stuck"

I am the CEO and founder of the SouthCoast volunteer organization, GiftsToGive, I speak only for myself.My personal context is simple: I am a son of the greatest generation. I am an original baby boomer. I was a corporate manager, then serial entrepreneur. ... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Why Don’t Reformers Care About Child Poverty?

Corporate education reformers often say that poverty is just an excuse for bad teachers. Michelle Rhee said that often, but seven years after she took charge of the D.C. Public schools (and was replaced by her deputy Kaya Henderson), D.C. remains one ... [Published National Education Policy Center - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 4 reports

Report shows fewer children in poverty

A new report shows the number of children living in poverty has declined but child advocacy groups aren't convinced a corner has been turned.Official figures from the Ministry of Social Development show there are now 260,000 children living in poverty ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 4 reports

Incomes report sparks row over New Zealand child poverty, inequality

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.WELLINGTON, July 8 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand government came under renewed criticism Tuesday over levels of inequality and child poverty after a government report showed debatable improvements in household incomes.Social ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 08 2014]

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CPAG welcomed recent concern about the highly discriminatory Parental Tax Credit for new-borns, which Metiria Turei called, "one of the most astonishing examples of Government punishing children simply for being poor that I've ever seen"
...I do so agree. The singer Mariah Carey's eloquent intervention against child poverty has inspired millions of young people:  "Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff."
..."Oxford really wants to help with PRIME," she says. "Informally, we are getting things into play, but we have to organise a huge number of people and talk things through with all of the other PRIME partners. We are absolutely elitist in wanting the very brightest students to come, but we don't care about their background or income."

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OBR 'should get child poverty role' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
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Your View: Build a caring community; become "un... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 12 2014]
Govt won't raise benefit levels - Bennett (Fuse... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 12 2014]
Labour calls for regular checks on child poverty [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Labour calls for regular checks on child poverty [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Labour calls for OBR to monitor child poverty r... [Published New Statesman - Jul 11 2014]
OBR 'SHOULD GET CHILD POVERTY ROLE' [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 11 2014]
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Give all low-income children equal support says... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - 4 hours ago]
Child Poverty Action Group says the government should disentangle support for children from work incentives for parents, and treat all low income children equally. ...
Entrenched child poverty no cause for celebration [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 09 2014]
Child Poverty Action Group says high child poverty rates have become normalised and New Zealand's poorest children should expect a far greater level of ambition for their well-being. ...
Household Incomes Report: action on child pover... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 09 2014]
The latest Household Incomes Report paints a bleak picture for Kiwi children. While the report shows a small drop in the number of children living in poverty, the number remains astoundingly high, with 60% of children in poverty living in chronic pov ...
Big job ahead despite slight decrease in child ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 08 2014]
New data released today suggests that if New Zealand wants to be a great place to raise children there is still considerable work to do for the one in four missing out. ...
Fair schooling should reduce disadvantage of po... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 02 2014]
Compulsory education policy must address children's disadvantages outside school to improve their life chances, says Child Poverty Action Group in a new policy paper to be released on Thursday. ...
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