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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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From Child Care Assistance Client to Office of Child Care Employee

ACF worker shares how her life came full circle.

Photo of Hispanic Children at a Head Start Migrant Center in South Texas.

Head Start Supports the Early Learning of Hispanic Children and Families

Customizing programs to meet cultural needs of families.

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It Takes An Arkansas Village to Raise a Child

A story of real community collaboration.

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Head Start Staff Serve as a Lifeline for Families and Communities

Often families living in poverty are not aware of services available for themselves and their children.

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Emergency Preparedness in CCDBG Reauthorization

New law makes significant advancements by defining health and safety requirements for child care providers.

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