Local organizations that serve the poor and working poor could see a small bump in the funding that comes to them from Alachua County taxpayers.
In 2013’s and 2014’s State of the Union speeches, President Obama proposed universal pre-kindergarten as a means of helping poor children catch up with their richer peers.
Dr. Dimitri Christakis has done extensive research on blocks and play, and haslectured on media and children. He is the director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. He’s also a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
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