Education

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Year Up Career Pathways Program Provides Young Adults Employment Opportunities

Students in the program can reach their potential through professional careers and higher education in high demand fields such as information technology and financial operations.

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Interim Outcomes of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program

Results indicate progress and provide insight into outcomes to date for a program that will serve more than 30,000 individuals over its five years.

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Bringing Hope to Native Communities: Resources for Suicide Prevention

Native Americans are an extremely young population and youth are especially vulnerable to suicide.

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Back to School: Keep Kids Safe from Bullies

28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12 experience bullying.

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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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Testing Head Start Enhancements on a Large Scale

Impacts on preschoolers’ social and emotional skills

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The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well Being

Increasing our understanding of children and families who come into contact with the Child Welfare system

ACF’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Linda K. Smith and Regional Administrator for ACF Region II Joyce Thomas attended a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Long Beach Head Start Facility.

Rebuilding Head Start in Long Beach, NY: Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Long Beach community will get a new Head Start facility thanks to the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund.

Leslie A. Gresham, M.A., Early Childhood Educator meets with President Obama in Denver July 8, 2014.

Early Childhood Educator Meets President Obama in Denver

Conversation centered on the benefits of providing early childhood education and its impact down the road for our children and society.

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International Youth Day: How Youth Can Combat the Stigma of Mental Health

Every year, approximately 20 percent of the world’s youth experience a mental health condition.

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