Marian Wright Edelman

About Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman is president of the Children’s Defense Fund.

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Articles by Marian Wright Edelman

Don’t Cut Head Start

Don’t Cut Head Start

June 6, 2011 | Congress is debating whether to slash more than $1 billion from Head Start to give trillions of dollars in tax cuts to the richest Americans and corporations.

Remembering Jaime Escalante

April 19, 2010 | His formula for student success was simple: You need a good teacher committed to working hard to educate and students committed to working hard to learn.

Remembering Howard Zinn

February 15, 2010 | Howard Zinn revolutionized the way millions of Americans understand our shared history.