Rasmussen College, By Brianna Flavin “… And the very sleepy bunny said, ‘Goodnight Mom, goodnight Dad.’” A line like this wrapping up a sweet children’s story probably doesn’t cause you any surprise. But if you are a preschooler with two moms or a toddler living with an auntie, then these familiar lines are painting pictures—and […]READ MORE
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Education Week, By Marva Hinton The Creative Learning Center in Miami is about 55 miles south of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 14 students and three staff members were shot to death in February. In the days after the shooting, the center, which educates children ages 2 to 6, had to […]READ MORE
The events in Parkland are heavy on all of our hearts. We deeply care about our children and know it’s difficult to protect them from the images and news they’re exposed to. We’ve gathered some resources for how you can talk to your child and support your family through difficult times: Tips to Help Children […]READ MORE
On February 9, President Trump signed a two-year budget deal, along with a stopgap spending bill to end a brief government shutdown. The bipartisan budget deal increases domestic spending caps and includes critical wins for young children and their families. The deal extends the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for a total of ten years, […]READ MORE
The 2017-18 budget signifies a critical step forward for early learning LAUP, a leading early learning organization, addressed the impact of California’s approved fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. In effect July 1, the budget indicates significant progress for early learning, but the organization stresses their work on behalf of local families is far from over. “We […]READ MORE