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New report from the National Survey of Early Care and Education offers the first portrait of early childhood programs in more than 20 years.
Tool is designed to help shelters create environments that are safe and developmentally appropriate for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
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.
More than $1 billion in new federal and private sector investments in early childhood education announced at White House Summit on Early Childhood Education.
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.
Research indicates the relationship between the early child care provider/teacher and the parent can contribute to a child’s school readiness.
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.
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.
Former Head Start parent, volunteer and federal worker talks about the program that benefitted her family