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Photo of Youth Panelists Teddy McCullough, Vanessa Goodthunder, and Vance Home Gun, and with the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education Executive Director Bill Mendoza.

Language is Who We Are and Who We Want to Be

Native American language program staff, researchers and federal representatives come together to discuss challenges and paths to success in teaching Native American languages.

Photo of Head Start Children and Parents.

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.

Photo of mothers playing with babies.

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.

Hispanic pre-k students with backpacks on and smiling.

ACF Region 4 Spotlights the Oral Health of Children

Community partners help provide services to farmworker families to combat tooth decay.

Small photo of an early childhood educator with young children in a classroom.

Supporting Head Start Teachers through Professional Development

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

Photo of Staci Perlman.

Remembering Staci Perlman – Yay Babies!

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

Photo of educator teaching preschool children.

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.

Child care worker with toddler coloring.

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.

Smaller photo of Youth learning Ojibwe in an after school program in Minneapolis, MN.

Our Language is Our Soul

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

Small photo of a young Native American toddler sitting outside in a park.

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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