Early Childhood

Photo of a mother holding her son who is sad.

The New Face of Homelessness

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.

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National Survey Explores the Perceptions of Search Process for Child Care

National Survey of Early Care and Education Household Survey suggests parents’ perceptions and search process for non-parental care vary by household income, child’s age and household race/ethnicity.

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Reviewing Home Visiting: A Look at Models for At-Risk Pregnant Women, Mothers, and Children across the Country and in Tribal Communities

Recent review of the home visting program found that three new models met the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness.

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Head Start Champion Retires After 42 Years of Service

Former Head Start parent, volunteer and federal worker talks about the program that benefitted her family

President Barack Obama

Bridging the Word Gap

A big day at the White House for infants, toddlers and brain development.

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New Infant-Toddler Training and Technical Assistance Projects

Office of Child Care and Office of Head Start focus on improving quality.

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What Early Care and Education Providers and Families Should Know About Enterovirus D68

Infecting about 10 to 15 million Americans each year, enteroviruses are very common, especially during the summer and fall months.

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Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Applications Under Review

Innovative models work together to serve young children in poverty.

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Parental Depression and Young Children

More than one in six adults with at least one child has experienced depression.

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Adaptations to a Social-Emotional Curriculum for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Children and Families

Partnerships and collaborations between curriculum developers and stakeholders are key to serving Migrant and Seasonal Head Start children and families.

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