early childhood

Last Saturday, AOM held its flagship event, Raising Baby, an educational health and wellness day for pregnant and parenting
Head Start, for example, stands as a beacon of hope for the most vulnerable among us. For over fifty years, Head Start programs
We are everything to your child when you are gone.
Her proposals could set up a stark contrast with Donald Trump's.
I am glad to be seeing a shift within the school system that values the emotional and social development of children, and therefore, values the school counselors that are there to support that development.
Food insecure children are more likely to be behind in social skills and reading performance in kindergarten. By elementary school they are four times more likely to need mental health counseling.
As adults, it is essential that we listen to the questions and concepts children bring up and explore the experiences they have had around racism.
The tales they see and hear there can feed their own developing literacy.
Children may form a sense of their "overall goodness" by preschool.
Two recent reports make it clear we are flat out failing when it comes to lifting children out of poverty. We've got to do better, here in California and across the country - and we can.
Unfortunately for children's programs, Congress has chosen to subject the programs on the discretionary side of the budget to significant cuts and hard spending limits or "sequestration" in an effort to cut the federal budget deficit.
The effort was good for the economy -- but maybe not for the kids.
As we all know, kids don't sit in corporate boardrooms and don't have the votes or economic power to make their voices heard. Yet, their success in life is absolutely essential to our nation's future. And when we stand up for all kids, we stand up for the best interests of our own kids