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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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Our Language is Our Soul

ANA announces 17 new grants for language projects and the upcoming Native American Language Summit.

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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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A Busy Week for Early Childhood Development

Several conferences took place focusing on the needs of pre-k children, resulting in amazing action steps going forward.

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HPOG Helps Students Live the American Dream

From living in a refugee camp to becoming a licensed practical nurse.

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