Health Factors

Photo of two young boys playing with a game.

Equity and Excellence in the Earliest Years: Action on Expulsion and Suspension in Early Childhood Settings

Recent data indicate expulsions and suspensions occur at high rates in preschool settings — even higher rates than in K12 school settings.

Small photo of Maureen Blaha.

National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Helps Young People Get Out of Crises Every Day

National Runaway Safeline executive director encourages everyone to reach out to youth.

President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Summit on Early Education on Dec. 10.

Big Day for Early Childhood Education at the White House

More than $1 billion in new federal and private sector investments in early childhood education announced at White House Summit on Early Childhood Education.

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Ali’s #GetCovered Story: Getting Insured May Have Saved My Life

Open enrollment continues until Feb.15, 2014.

Jace Killsback and his family in the park.

New Health Coverage Options for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Members of federally recognized tribes can enroll in the Marketplace at any time.

Photo of a mother holding her son who is sad.

The New Face of Homelessness

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.

Photo of HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell being interviewed on a panel.

The Marketplace is Open!

Open enrollment in the Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, 2015.

Photo of a mother holding a child and talking to a home visiting nurse.

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.

Hispanic mother and father with child in a pumpkin patch.

Get Ready to Enroll in Marketplace Coverage

Starting Nov. 15, you’ll be able to apply and enroll in 2015 Marketplace coverage.

A student at Lakota Woglaka Wounspe, an immersion school supported by Oglala Lakota College and current ANA grantee.

Building Children’s Protective Factors : The Extra Effect of Language Programs

Positive cultural identity and confidence go hand in hand with language gains.

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