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The Importance of Interaction and Engagement

How social interaction and child care provider attention help children thrive when television is turned off.

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Engaging Families and Communities to Bridge the Word Gap

“Talk, Read, Sing Together Every Day” now available for families to help enrich children’s early language experiences.

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A Busy Week for Early Childhood Development

Several conferences took place focusing on the needs of pre-k children, resulting in amazing action steps going forward.

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Just Released: Final Report on Significant Accomplishments by State Advisory Councils on Early Childhood Education and Care

SACs are charged with developing a high-quality, comprehensive system of early childhood development and care.

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Homeless in Paradise

Supporting the Social and Economic Development Goals of Pacific Islander Communities

ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson (small image)

ACF and Tribal Leaders Working Together

ACF Tribal Consultations provide the opportunity to get it right for American Indian and Alaska Native children and families.

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April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

Individualized learning and developmental supports are critical for all children.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation

Report provides one of the most important studies of the workforce in our nation’s history.

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