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In recognition of October as Head Start Awareness month, and to celebrate Head Start’s 50th anniversary in 2015, the Head Start Association, through the coordination and support of the Head Start State Collaboration Office, participated in a legislative informational briefing before the joint House-Senate Education committees on Oct. 24, 2014. The purpose of the briefing ...
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The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services announced the availability of $250 million for the Preschool Development Grants competition, originally funded in the FY 2014 budget. The competition’s goal is to support states (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) in building, developing, and expanding voluntary, high-quality preschool programs in high-need ...
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Original via: NGA News Release – 6/17/2013 WASHINGTON—To improve learning outcomes from early childhood through third grade, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced six states—Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada and Pennsylvania—to participate in a joint effort to improve early learning outcomes. To effectively prepare students for college or career training, practitioners, policymakers and researchers ...
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In collaboration with the Executive Office on Early Learning, Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education awarded ten projects with funding to develop materials that will help support the successful implementation of the Hawai‘i Early Learning and Development Standards (HELDS) across Hawai‘i’s diverse early learning settings. The HELDS is a set of research-based standards that identify the ...
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From: Center on the Developing Child: Harvard University This 5-minute video depicts a theory of change from the Frontiers of Innovation community for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential ...
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The Raising of America will reframe the way we look at early child health and development. This ambitious documentary series and multimedia initiative by the producers of UNNATURAL CAUSES: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? explores how a strong start for all our kids leads not only to better individual life course outcomes (learning, earning and ...
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