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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.

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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What Factors May Lead Families to Leave Head Start Programs Early?

Recent brief uses data collected by Early Head Start and Head Start to explore factors that may be associated with children who leave programs before their eligibility ends.

Small photo of child care teacher with two toddlers and their parent.

New Measures Developed to Assess Quality of Family and Provider/Teacher Relationships

Research indicates the relationship between the early child care provider/teacher and the parent can contribute to a child’s school readiness.

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The New Face of Homelessness

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.

Photo of a couple holding their two toddlers.

National Survey Explores the Perceptions of Search Process for Child Care

National Survey of Early Care and Education Household Survey suggests parents’ perceptions and search process for non-parental care vary by household income, child’s age and household race/ethnicity.

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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.

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Head Start Champion Retires After 42 Years of Service

Former Head Start parent, volunteer and federal worker talks about the program that benefitted her family

President Barack Obama

Bridging the Word Gap

A big day at the White House for infants, toddlers and brain development.

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New Infant-Toddler Training and Technical Assistance Projects

Office of Child Care and Office of Head Start focus on improving quality.

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