We talk to Elisabeth Burak, Senior Fellow at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families, where she directs projects focused on young children’s development. Burak has more than 15 years of experience in public policy to support low-income children and families at national and state levels. She explains Medicaid and CHIP, as well as how the programs can be used to help early childhood development.
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