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February 2, 2023
Imagine 1.9 million fewer cases of heart disease, 21 million fewer cases of depression, and 2.5 million fewer instances of obesity in Worcester and across the United States. We can make this dream a reality simply by preventing and treating potentially traumatic events in children. At Edward Street...
January 26, 2023
Worcester Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rachel Monárrez has the right idea. In a January 8th Telegram column , she implored our community to “lean in, act courageously, and ignore the noise.” WPS, she said, “is poised to be a district that is a leader in the Commonwealth,” as it develops the...
January 11, 2023
Who wouldn’t want a more flexible brain? How about greater focus? A better memory? Stronger relationships with extended family? Individuals who are bilingual (speaking two or more languages) and biliterate (speaking, writing, and reading in two or more languages) have more active brains, and there...
January 3, 2023
It’s a new year and young children want to make it the best one ever, but they need your help. They don’t have a seat at the policy table, so we went to see them at the kids’ table! Here’s what they had to say. 1.) I want to be ready for kindergarten and elementary school—even adulthood Please make...
December 21, 2022
Thanks to family childcare providers across the city, families with young children have choices that match their cultural values, common languages, budget, and home and work locations. Yet, despite their importance to the community, many family childcare providers (who are early educators...
December 14, 2022
The new year brings new opportunities, says State Senator-elect, Worcester native Robyn Kennedy. Elected by First Worcester District voters to fill the seat of retiring State Senator Harriet Chandler, Kennedy is eager to tackle complex issues. In the wake of the pandemic, she believes Massachusetts...
December 7, 2022
It’s not big news to say that childcare improves academic performance through high school. It’s a logical assumption, proven by countless studies. What may surprise you is that children who attend early education and care programs enjoy greater physical and mental health… for life. Even more...
November 23, 2022
Have a young child or children on your gift list this holiday season? Here’s some fun you can feel good about. It’s Edward Street’s list of educational play gifts and books for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Gifts for infants, 0-12 months old Babies need stimulation and lots of it. Simple,...
November 17, 2022
It’s not often an early childhood program has the opportunity to create a facility wholly designed to support young children and families. But the Guild of St. Agnes always responds to community needs, right down to its convenient new location. “We heard from Worcester State University about their...
November 10, 2022
Dear Local and Statewide Elected Officials: Congratulations on your victory November 8th. We appreciate your commitment to serving our community. We’ve been celebrating with you. Now, the work begins. Tackle these five tasks and voters of all ages will benefit. Task #1: Get schooled in the...

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