The increased public understanding that childhood adversity, including adverse childhood experiences, can cause trauma and toxic stress—and, in turn, have a lasting impact on children’s physical and mental health—presents an important opportunity to turn this awareness into action.
Behind ReadyNation’s Report on the U.S. Child Care Crisis by Mark Swartz How can the United States ensure that the…
For many children in India, getting to early education centers is impossible while their parents work long hours at often temporary jobs. So what if early education centers traveled to kids instead? Executive Director Sumitra Mishra describes how Mobile Creches has been doing just that for 50 years.
As one of her first acts as Mayor of Rochester, NY, Lovely Warren convened an Early Learning Council. Since then, the Mayor and her city have become national leaders in connecting children, parents, and early education. How does she do it? That’s what we discussed.
A deeper look provides excellent insights and inspiration for policymakers who seek to make impact in their own local communities or states.
Maybe it’s a snow day. Maybe rain. Or, maybe you just need someplace new to take your child that doesn’t involve waterslides, bouncy houses or pizza! There are plenty of excellent — and (many) free — art classes for children across the country.
According to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, about 94 percent of New York City’s prekindergarten programs “met or exceeded a threshold that predicts positive student outcomes after pre-K.”
Beyond the way children learn through play, it also can help kids heal from trauma. The Lego Foundation is teaming with Sesame Street to help children caught in global refugee crises.