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This Wall Street Journal article discusses the recent change to the federal Head Start program requiring grantees to re-compete for funds.


The Case for Saving Head Start

This TIME magazine article covers the federal Head Start program and why it shouldn't be allowed to "be headed for the guillotine" due to budget cuts.

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WSJ Falls Behind on Head Start Coverage

In response to the Wall Street Journal's editorial, "Head Start for All," @Megan Carolan pulls together the responses that correct the record on preschool's effectiveness.

Dr. Larry Schweinhart, President of HighScope, writes an open letter responding to criticisms of pre-K and Head Start made in a Wall Street Journal editorial.

What attitudes, knowledge, and skills make up successful approaches toward learning? This three-part series from the Early Head Start National Resource Center examines these, discussing memory, persistence, and problem solving in the final article of the series.

This in-depth article from the Deseret News looks at the current state of various federal and state early childhood education initiatives.

This article from the Lexington Herald-Leader discusses a home-visiting program in Kentucky that is resulting in positive outcomes for children's healthy development.

Increasing child care costs are causing difficult decisions for parents. Read more about in this article from Tulsa World.

Wales-Darby Gives Back to the Community. Read our latest blog article to find out about our Earth Day Clean Up and Pit Bull Rescue donations.

What are states doing to support the federal Head Start program locally? Find out more on state supplements to Head Start since 2002 in this blog post.


Cory Booker, leaders announce Facebook funds for new Newark initiative

Newark, NJ using grant money to establish an early childhood policy board. More details on the plan in this article from The Star-Ledger.

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Growing Beans on Cotton Balls

Growing beans from cotton balls. Quick growth over a few days, so it's relatively "instant" gratification for the younger kiddos.

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Bothered By the Bathroom?

Restroom Management

Easy DIY Block Puzzles: Practice Estimating and Counting - In Lieu of Preschool (Facilitate children's problem solving skills)