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Early Care and Education

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The Five Elements of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative

When writing a grant application to become a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) community, project directors immediately


March 09, 2011

In the third Webinar of this series, Cheryl Williams-Jackson, professor at Modesto Junior College, and Margie Perez-Sesser, early childhood education consultant, will discuss the connections betwee

NASP: Opportunies for School Psychologists Working With Children of Military Families

National Association of School Psychologists

This article in the latest volume of the NASP Communique online journal discusses the unique and often challenging role that children of military families face in schools, which often involves freq

Early Childhood State Policy Profiles

NCCP compiled these overviews, which integrate data on multiple state policies in the areas of health, early care and education, and parenting and economic supports that affect the health and well-

The Pre[K] Now Campaign

This Web page provides updates on programs that provide evidence for the concrete benefits of investing in early childhood education and social-emotional development earlier on.

The Pew Center on the States

A division of The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Pew Center on the States provides reports on critical issues facing states such as early care and education, social/economic outcomes, and policy.

Promoting Social Inclusion and Respect for Diversity in Early Childhood

This publication outlines the design of a study that addresses the challenge of promoting social inclusion and respect for diversity in early childhood environments.

Family Engagement, Diverse Families, and Early Childhood Education Programs: An Integrated Review of the Literature

This literature review from the National Association for the Education of Young Children explores different models of family engagement that early childhood systems can apply to their programs.

Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

Provided by the Office of Head Start, this information clearinghouse includes tip sheets for expectant and new families and information on how to locate nearby Early Head Start programs.