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Health
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
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...
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...
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...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Connecticut’s effort to integrate Hartford schools is working »
More than 60 years after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, most public schools in Americ...

Early Care and Education
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How a Prolonged Shutdown Could Threaten Child-Care Aid for the Needy »
The partial federal government shutdown has now stretched into its 24th day, and is the longest in history. And if negotia...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Office of Early Childhood Welcomes Bye with $8.5 Million from Feds »
The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) has announced . . . . it had been awarded an $8,591,087 federal grant – fu...
Monday, January 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yes, there are online preschools. And early childhood experts say they stink. »
     Given that medical experts warn against too much screen time for young children, and given that early...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nap Time Boosts Learning, Studies Say »
For schools looking for ways to squeeze in more instructional time for young learners, preschool and kindergarten nap time...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Too Much Screen Time May Affect Children's Brain Development, Early Findings Show »
Too Much Screen Time May Affect Children's Brain Development, Early Findings Show Read More>>>...

Family
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, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer Is A Hungry Time For Struggling Families in Connecticut »
School vacation makes summer a hungry season for many Connecticut families. “Hunger doesn’t go on vacation,” Read More

General
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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