Obama Developing Baby Colleges to Combat Poverty

Obama Developing 'Baby Colleges' to Combat Poverty

President Barack Obama's signature initiative to combat poverty is to create as many as 20 "Promise Neighborhoods" around the country modeled on Geoffrey Canada's "Harlem Children's Zone." Obama laid out the proposal in a July 2007 campaign speech and followed through earlier this year by including the public-private venture in his budget outline. At the president's direction, officials at the Department of Education are currently working on the Promise Neighborhoods initiative with the...Full Story
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