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Amy Gillman

Amy Gillman is a national program director for health and early childhood facilities at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

Recent Stories

From the Senate floor to the preschool floor: Jack Reed (D-RI) sits crosslegged with the kids during a visit to Beautiful Beginnings in Providence, R.I. The pre-K center began in a shuttered strip- mall clothing store. Thanks to public and private funding, center is now located in a new light-drenched child-friendly facility.

Why are we sending children to pre-K programs in converted salons, bars and turkey coops?

If spending doesn't increase it will take 75 years before we get 50 percent enrollment among 4-year-olds