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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: Teaching Children at Head Start

By Jennifer Lazzo Head Start. It’s an easily recognizable name, but do you know what the program is designed to do? Head Start provides young children from low-income families and children with disabilities with one free year of education, preparing them to enter kindergarten ready to listen to instructions, play well with fellow students and lead by example. The students, along with their families, participate in …

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The Importance of High-Quality and Accessible Early Childhood Care

by Rebecca Barnes According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, quality, affordable and accessible childcare has a major impact on economic growth.  Childcare is an important resource for our community, given that a majority of households with children have both parents or single parents that work outside the home. Investing in children’s education in the beginning, not only helps …

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Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William and Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success Host Town Hall on Early Childhood Education with Lt. Governor Ralph Northam

Provided by Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William On Tuesday April 22, Smart Beginnings of Greater Prince William, Smart Beginnings Rappahanock Area, Voices for Virginia’s Children, and local community members joined Lieutenant Governor Northam, members of the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success (CCCS), and local school officials Fredericksburg for a town hall on early childhood education issues. The Commonwealth Council on Childhood …

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