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Amid pandemic, reformers say babies and toddlers need quality child care

Last updated: 04/12/2021

In the first year of life, the brain doubles, with about 90 percent of brain growth happening before kindergarten. However, only 1 in 3 eligible children under 5 years old take...

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Axne: Lack of affordable child care keeping moms out of work

Last updated: 04/12/2021

Axne: Lack of affordable child care keeping moms out of work CINDY AXNE / U.S. House of Representatives Apr 4, 2021 Email Editor's Note The Indianola Independent-Advocate...

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Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss?

Last updated: 04/12/2021

Continue reading the main story Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss? Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some...

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Listen: It's Not Called 'Helping Out' When Dads Parent

Last updated: 04/12/2021

That New Mom Life Podcast Episode 8: Sharing the Newborn Parenting Load That New Mom Life Podcast Episode 8: Sharing the Newborn Parenting Load Dr. Becky Kennedy, aka...

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Researchers say AI will ‘greatly impact’ the future of education

Last updated: 04/12/2021

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories...

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Funding reform in foster care helps shift focus to prevention

Last updated: 04/11/2021

Funding reform in foster care helps shift focus to prevention Apr 4, 2021 Save The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division Family First Prevention...

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Disrupted education: schooling re-imagined

Last updated: 04/11/2021

Disrupted schools can lead to schooling reimagined. Hybrid learning (remote and face-to-face) will work well for some students and not for others; this is unchartered territory....

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Child Welfare Must Move from A Reaction to A Response

Last updated: 04/11/2021

One benefit of an extended career in child welfare settings is that you begin to understand the concept of capacity. I’m not offering this as sage advice or cynical wisdom, nor...

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Commentary: What makes high-quality child care, and why is it so important right now?

Last updated: 04/11/2021

There has been a great deal of news and editorial coverage of Maine’s child care crisis during this past year. And for good reason: the business community has learned many hard...

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‘Build forward better’ after pandemic, educators urge

Last updated: 04/10/2021

When Nigeria closed its classrooms last year as coronavirus spread across the country, Folawe Omikunle mobilised her fellow teachers to keep children learning. She hopes their...

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