Research Lab Archives - Early Learning Nation
As mental-health professionals, pediatricians, parents and educators weigh how to address what is widely viewed as a mental health emergency facing children and adolescents in the U.S., two recent studies suggest that time in nature may be an important piece of the puzzle. Though previous studies have indicated that exposure to green space is associated with improved mood, reduced risk of mental disorders and a reduction of attention deficit disorders, most research has focused on older children, adolescents and adults. […]...
Cast in America as a pay-to-play system with limited public funding, child care has long struggled with issues like difficult budgetary math, low educator pay, and highly variable quality. An unprecedented degree of investor activity is creating a cascade of risks for the sector, risks which threaten the path toward an inclusive child care system which works well for all children, parents, and early educators.

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