In an effort to close the achievement gap, new programs get to kids early. Here are some of the people Milenka St. Clair, a family support worker with Northern Virginia Family Service, meets on a typical day.
May 7, 2013 Daniel Tabarez helps his daughter, Maxx Tabarez, 1, walk as Milenka St. Clair, top left, visits the family’s home in Manassas. Daniel and his family are part of the Healthy Families program. Matt McClain/The Washington Post Buy Photo