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dis uhd van tijd

  • v  put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm
  • s  marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences

  • A new study suggests that taking disadvantaged children out of the home as early as nine months can be beneficial for their development.
  • Oprah understands that in Africa, women and girls have often been doubly disadvantaged.
  • When she established the "world's largest piggy bank," people all over the country contributed spare change to raise more than $1 million (matched by Oprah) to send disadvantaged .
News & Articles

  • NEW BRITAIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: CW Resources keeps expanding its horizons
    NEW BRITAIN — CW Resources continues to expand while providing job training and placement services for disabled and disadvantaged workers.
    June 19, 2013 - The New Britain Herald
  • Educators address learning loss
    School districts and community colleges have launched summer programs throughout northern Santa Barbara County aimed at lessening summer learning loss and funneling resources to the most socioeconomically disadvantaged children during the summer.
    June 18, 2013 - Santa Maria Times
  • McAdams turns his attention to helping education
    McAdams turns his attention to helping education by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 17, 2013 05:34PM MDT South Salt Lake • Mayor Ben McAdams kicked off a campaign Monday to lend more Salt Lake County assistance to after-school programs and early-education opportunities in hopes of enhancing the community by doing more for its disadvantaged children. McAdams introduced Roderic ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

  • Gary Barlow in BBC News
    I can promise a night to remember, a night that will, I hope, play a small part in changing the lives of disadvantaged children,Barlow said.
  • David Laws in Kidderminster Shuttle
    Mr Laws said: "Private school funding levels would allow the most disadvantaged schools to deliver for their pupils what private schools take for granted: longer teaching hours, Saturday opening, small class sizes and resources to attract the best...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in International Herald Tribune
    SYDNEY, Australia: Pope Benedict XVI praised the Australian government Thursday for its "courageous' apology to the country's indigenous Aborigines for past injustices, saying it offered hope to all the world's disadvantaged peoples."

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