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Celebrating Tribal Child Care Programs and Leaders

Across, the country, tribal child care programs succeed in health promotion, partnerships and leadership.

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Early Learning for New Americans: An Opportunity for All Of Us

Reflections on an Interactive Presentation and Discussion at the Virginia Head Start Conference.

Rachel Schumacher playing with a baby in a family child care home.

A Busy Year for Child Care

One year into a new child care law, systems across the country are already changing for the better.

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Collaborating Across Federal Programs to Address Maternal Depression

Sharing SAMHSA's new More than the Blues toolkit at ACF.

Child care worker with toddler coloring.

Introducing a Compendium of Evidenced-Based Parenting Interventions

New research-based resources for states, schools and early childhood programs are now available.

Image of a toddler playing in a sand box.

Bringing the Beach to Kids in an EHS-Family Child Care Partnership

Preschoolers loved the program's new learning games, art supplies and arrangements, but their encounter with sand was what thrilled them the most.

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A Guide to Implementing Parenting Interventions in Early Care and Education Settings

What do program, state and child care network leaders need to know in order to successfully implement a parenting intervention?

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Office of Child Care Taking Steps to Ensure Program Meets Needs of Hispanic Community

More than 20 percent of children served by the Child Care and Development Fund are Hispanic.



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Head Start is ‘Life-Changing’ for At-Risk Children

Thirty-eight percent of the children served by Head Start are of Hispanic or Latino origin.

President Obama visits an early education classroom in Georgia.

Launching a Federal Training and Technical Assistance System

ACF is awarding grants for six new national centers to build the capacity for excellence in early childhood services.

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