HEALTHBEAT For better health, give a child a book
Years ago, when I was in grade school, a relative mailed us a boxful of books one summer. They were the Dr. Seuss classics - "The Cat in the Hat," "Horton Hears a Who," "If I Ran the Circus," "The 500... Posted on 6/12/12 at 12:10 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Synthetic drug bill passes Senate
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Consequences for selling synthetic drugs soon could be stronger in Minnesota.
The state Senate unanimously approved a bill Monday that would make the sale of synthe... Posted on 4/2/12 at 11:00 PM
Attention all Minnesota kids in grades 3-5: As Financial Literacy Month continues, Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman and Minnesota Twins mascot TC the Bear kicked off a statewide financial literacy essay contest. All Minnesota kids in grades 3-5 are encouraged to participate.
“The ratio of books to children in middle-income neighborhoods is approximately 13 books to one child, the ratio in low-income neighborhoods is one book to 300 children … in addition, over 80 percent of child care centers serving low-income children lack age-appropriate books.”
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