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Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Fight for Physical Literacy »
Running, jumping, and dancing are not just outlets for the limitless childhood energy we wish we could bottle up and use a...
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
September is National Childhood Obesity Month »
September is National Childhood Obesity Month Learn ways to promote healthy growth in children and prevent obesity....
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can Big Bird and Elmo Boost Social-Emotional Learning? »
One of the biggest companies in the school market, McGraw-Hill Education, has forged an arrangement with the creator of Se...
Monday, January 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC finds CT Hispanic infant mortality rate among nation’s worst »
The infant mortality gap in the state was documented by the Centers for Disease Control in a report released last Thursday...
Friday, December 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CT reviewing lifeline Congress throws children’s health program »
Washington – Before leaving for holiday break, Congress approved a stopgap spending bill that provides $2.85 billion to st...

Policy News
Monday, April 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Connecticut Voices Executive Director search »
Connecticut Voices Executive Director  Position Profile >>> A resume and cover letter can be submitted t...
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lamont names Beth Bye to lead Office of Early Childhood »
Gov.-elect Ned Lamont tapped Sen. Beth Bye, D-West Hartford, to lead the state Office of Early Childhood. “Beth Bye has...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The debate over students with disabilities, suspensions and race »
New research finds that disabilities might have nothing to do with why black students are suspended more than white studen...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Care 4 Kids Feedback Sessions »
The Office of Early Childhood wants to improve the Care 4 Kids program with your help. If you are interested in, have ap...
Friday, September 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hartford Foundation kickstarts new investment arm »
Billed as "HFPG Impact! Greater Hartford," the initiative will invest in companies and organizations with projects aimed a...

Early Care and Education
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Early Childhood Video Premiere Emphasizes Importance of Coaching »
In late March, more than 100 early childhood educators and professionals attended the evening premiere of “Foundations of...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
We Need To Do Better: Valuing Our Zero To Three Educators »
To provide the support educators need, we have to find ways to educate our staff, families, and broader community on the i...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Want to Grow the Economy? Fix the Child Care Crisis. »
Workers and employers feel pain in pocketbooks and productivity ReadyNation’s new study examining the economic impact...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here's Why More Screen Time Can Be Detrimental to Children's Brain Development »
Study Says "What too much screen time leads to is a variety of missed opportunities for learning and development," one of...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research Shows High-Quality Pre-K Can Pay Off, Now Let’s Deliver It »
According to research, the difference in learning resources both within and outside the home for children growing up in lo...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Child poverty in Connecticut hurts us all »
"Here in Connecticut, we take pride in the idea that our state is a great place to raise children. On average, our childre...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hartford schools to fight chronic absenteeism with new partnership »
School leaders in Hartford are partnering with a national group to take another run at a pervasive and inimical problem: c...
Thursday, September 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young Parents In Connecticut Often Have Low Income, Says New Report »
According to a report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national organization supporting families and the communities...
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Adult Education and Family Literacy Week! »
September 23 - 29 is Adult Education and Family Literacy Week! Read More >>>
Monday, September 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Poverty rate rising among America’s youngest children, particularly infants of color »
The latest Census numbers indicate that, while conditions may be improving for some children and adults, the overall econo...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latino Male Teachers: Building the Pipeline »
  Latino Male Teachers: Building the Pipeline Why 'it takes a village' to recruit Hispani...


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