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Kavitha Cardoza

Kavitha Cardoza appears in the following:

'Military Children': Coping With The Loss Of A Parent

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Of the more than 2 million children of U.S. servicemen and women, about 5,000 right now have suffered the loss of a parent in the past decade.

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Military's Preschool Program Considered A National Model

Thursday, January 01, 2015

There are two million children of U.S. military servicemen and women. And by many accounts the military has long done a good job of helping with their education, especially in preschool.

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Peripatetic Students Thrive At Department Of Defense Schools

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The Pentagon runs a school district that spans the globe, with more than 82,000 students. By many measures it's very successful. The students perform well academically despite moving around a lot.

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'Military Children': Their Struggles, Sacrifices And Strengths

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Nearly 2 million children have parents currently serving in the military, yet their everyday lives are mostly invisible to the rest of us. Member station WAMU explores the challenges they face.

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Adding Up The Cost Of Low Literacy Among Adults

Monday, November 04, 2013

Adults who can't read, write or speak English well affect all of society, in a variety of ways. They contribute less to the economy, cost communities more for government benefits and health services, and are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system.

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What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult

Friday, November 01, 2013

The wait to gain entry to adult English-language classes can be long. Once you're in, balancing class with family and job obligations can be a challenge. But many immigrants are determined. Ana Perez says she tries to never miss a class: "A day of studying is sacred for me."

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Turning The Page On Illiteracy, Adults Go Back To Class

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Millions of adults struggle every day with basic tasks, like reading a bill or a bus schedule. Those with limited literacy find all kinds of ways to hide their rudimentary schooling. Many are unemployed. And those who have jobs are usually stuck at the lowest rungs of the economic ladder.

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Michelle Rhee Fires 165 Washington DC Teachers for Poor Performance

Monday, July 26, 2010

Michelle Rhee, the chancellor of the D.C. Public Schools, is a polarizing figure. People either love her or hate her for the way she’s tackling education reform in D.C., which ranks as one of the nation’s worst school systems.

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