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Social-Emotional and Behavioral Health and Development are the Foundations of Learning

New IM is a continuation of our work promoting the importance of social-emotional and behavioral development.

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Practicing Your Preparedness Plan

An effective emergency preparedness plan helps your program to respond appropriately and quickly to circumstances that occur.

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Supporting Head Start Teachers through Professional Development

Today, many programs are taking new approaches to supporting teachers by developing ongoing professional development systems.

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Remembering Staci Perlman – Yay Babies!

Colleague remembers young researcher who dedicated her life to improving the lives of children who experience homelessness.

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A New Partnership for Early Childhood Teaching

Early EdU is an alliance of Institutions of Higher Education working together to increase access to affordable bachelor’s degrees, offering relevant coursework and effective college instruction for early care and education professionals.

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One Year in the Life of the Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships Program

Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships and Expansion celebrates first birthday.

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Supporting Young Children and Families in American Indian Communities: The Tribal Early Learning Initiative

Obama Administration announces $600,000 in awards to six tribal entities for a new round of TELI grants.

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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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Federal Report Spotlights Health and Well Being of Children in the U.S.

"America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being" spotlights 41 key indicators of children's lives.

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