The Family Room Blog

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Ali’s #GetCovered Story: Getting Insured May Have Saved My Life

Open enrollment continues until Feb.15, 2014.

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National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Helps Young People Get Out of Crises Every Day

National Runaway Safeline executive director encourages everyone to reach out to youth.

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.

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Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Health care profession program allows Maria Torres to believe in herself and her dream.

Photo of Susan Shain, 28, from Ketchikan, Alaska

Susan’s ‘I’m Covered’ Story

The Health Insurance Marketplace gives you freedom to change jobs or start a business.

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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.

Drawing of a home with the words "A Forever Home for Margaret"

The Barto Family

When Margaret became available for adoption, her foster family knew that she was meant to stay with them. They all knew that she was home.

Jace Killsback and his family in the park.

New Health Coverage Options for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Members of federally recognized tribes can enroll in the Marketplace at any time.

A drawing of a man in a suit and tie capturing stars from the sky.

Jaquel’s Story

“I want to help dispel the myth that youth from foster care can’t be successful."

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