daycare related articles
Research shows the rate of expulsion for preschoolers is three times higher than children in grades K-12, according to a study by Walter Gilliam of the Yale Child Study Center. We know that early childhood professionals need tools and strategies to help combat this high rate of expulsion in their settings. According to Gilliam's study, four-year-olds were expelled at a rate about 1.5 times greater than three-year-olds. Boys were expelled at a rate over 4.5 times that of girls. CICC is committed
Some environmental groups advocate "environmentally safe" products as alternatives to commercial germicides in the home-care setting. These alternatives (e.g., ammonia, baking soda, vinegar, Borax, liquid detergent) are not registered with EPA and should not be used for disinfecting because they are ineffective against S. aureus. Borax, baking soda, and detergents also are ineffective against Salmonella Typhi and E.coli; however, undiluted vinegar and ammonia are effective against S. Typhi a...
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