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Community Spotlight: Head Start helps parents lead bright futures

Last updated: 07/31/2020

Being a parent is a difficult role. There are a lot of unique challenges that come along with raising a child. Often times parents are faced with these challenges alone or with...

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10 things to know when parenting a teenager

Last updated: 07/31/2020

Ever feel like you are treading on eggshells? If only we had a parenting manual with all the rules we need and the pointers of how to cope in tricky situations. As our children...

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Can Online Learning Be Better This Fall? These Educators Think So

Last updated: 07/31/2020

Wayne Banks is a middle school math teacher and principal in residence for KIPP charter schools.These days, like many teachers around the country, the 29-year-old is working...

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Many students with the potential to excel in STEM fields struggle in school

Last updated: 07/31/2020

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. Students who have the kinds of talent scientists and engineers need to solve problems by visualizing how...

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Opinion | What Will Schools Do When a Teacher Gets Covid-19?

Last updated: 07/30/2020

What Will Schools Do When a Teacher Gets Covid-19? Cases are inevitable. Schools need to plan now. By Emily Oster Dr. Oster is the author of “Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to...

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More Parents Are Considering Microschools Amid COVID-19; Here's What They Entail

Last updated: 07/30/2020

With conversations raging on about whether or not it's safe to go back to school come fall, some parents are taking matters into their own hands. Across the US, the concept of...

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10 Ways That Parents Can Prepare Young Athletes to “Adult”

Last updated: 07/30/2020

It’s a sad fact that many sports parents today are sabotaging their child’s future without even knowing what they are doing or understanding the implications of some of their...

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One in four parents consider `giving up work´ or reducing hours...

Last updated: 07/30/2020

One in four parents have considered giving up work or reducing their hours due to childcare issues during lockdown, a survey suggests. More than two in three (69%) working...

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Why improving support for parents is the key to early childhood development

Last updated: 07/29/2020

The earliest years of our lives are some of our most important and play a crucial role in shaping our future life outcomes. Research shows that the biggest indicator of how well...

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Building a Dynamic Preschool Program Begins With The Curriculum

Last updated: 07/29/2020

Today I want to inspire you to create a dynamic preschool program. In fact,  I believe that a dynamic preschool program begins with the Curriculum. Furthermore, I have...

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