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6 Things I Want My Only Child to Know

Last updated: 09/12/2018

Even though the number of only children in the U.S. is rising, they are still a mysterious and misunderstood group to some. As an only child myself and a parent to one, this is one

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What Governors Should Know About K-12 School Quality and the Economy - Education Next

Last updated: 09/12/2018

Many people—including elected officials—don’t automatically make the connection between these two issues, though economic health and education are both top of mind for voters

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For baby's brain to benefit, read the right books at the right time

Last updated: 09/12/2018

Parents often receive books at pediatric checkups via programs like Reach Out and Read and hear from a variety of health professionals and educators that reading to their kids is c

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To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

Last updated: 09/12/2018

"[H]e ... says, 'Do you know how many kids go missing a year?' And I said 'By coincidence, I think I do know, and it's very small!' " They talked it out, and the man eventually th

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Loved by Parents - Parenting News, Pregnancy Advice, News, Reviews and Competitions

Last updated: 09/12/2018

With apps being used by millions of parents around the world we were excited to see and test the new app from Start- Rite shoes. We wondered how easy it would be and were intrigued

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It’s Time For A Deeper Conversation About How Schools Use Technology

Last updated: 09/12/2018

High school students add backgrounds and visual effects to a video recorded in front of a green screen. (Courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Ima

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Rocking and Rolling: It's Never "Just Play"!

Last updated: 09/12/2018

Twenty-two-month-old Shane and 27-month-old Kara are playing nap time in the dramatic play area. As their caregiver Vivian watches, Kara tells Shane they are going to play nap time

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Nancy Carlsson-Paige: This is the Way to Do Early Childhood Education Right!

Last updated: 09/12/2018

Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an expert in early childhood education, recently visited Nova Scotia, Canada, and returned excited about what she saw there. She realized that Nova Scotia ha

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CPS student scores show equivalent of 6 years of learning in 5 years

Last updated: 09/11/2018

Chicago Public Schools students have made the fastest academic progress of the 100 largest school districts in the country, with all racial groups making similar improvements. Tha

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8 Summer Hacks for Parents - Queen of the Land of Twigs 'N Berries

Last updated: 09/11/2018

In case you missed it, we are all about having a simple and slow summer. So that means that I am looking for simple and easy ways to make our summer amazingly relaxing and fun. Are

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