The Family Room Blog

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Enrique's Story

After he and his siblings went into separate foster care, older brother goes back for his family to keep them together.

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Improving Head Start Teachers’ Ability to Promote Children’s Social-emotional Development

In one year, teachers in 104 Head Start centers and 307 classrooms across the country increased their use of evidence-based practices in support of children’s social-emotional development.

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Getting the Most Out of Your FOIA Request, Part Three

Write a five-star FOIA request — final tips.

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Katie’s Dreams Thrive Under New Affordable Care Act

Health scares, costly bills no longer stop this entrepreneur

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Getting the Most Out of Your FOIA Request, Part Two

Save time getting your information.

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Getting the Most Out of Your FOIA Request, Part One

Understanding the path of a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Welcome to Sunshine Week!

The importance of transparency in government is highlighted this week.

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Sierra’s Adoption Story

Sierra Nichelle Shyanne Keech, 15, of Alaska shares with us her advice to parents and children about adoption.

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New CB Web Section Offers Videos and Publications on Program Evaluation in Child Welfare

Program evaluation plays a critical role in child welfare.

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Planning an Effective Response for the Next Epidemic — with Children in Mind

ACF's Dallas Regional Office focuses on children and the early childhood development community during emergency planning conference.

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