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March 25, 2021
For too many young children, the system just isn’t working. Their learning, growth and future success is hindered by the lack of affordable, high-quality early education and care, studies show.
March 16, 2021
Never underestimate the power of a good book. When children fall in love with reading at a young age there are ripple effects throughout their lives.
March 5, 2021
When Worcester Public Schools (WPS) suspended in-person learning due to the pandemic, early education and care providers and youth service agencies answered the call.
February 24, 2021
Last week, a bill two years in the making was filed at the Massachusetts State Legislator. The Common Start Legislation calls for a 5-year pathway to universal early education and care (EEC) for children ages 0-5.
February 11, 2021
Young children are facing a lot these days. The unpredictability and isolation of COVID-19 can bring feelings of loneliness and confusion, and a lack of age-appropriate learning opportunities.
January 29, 2021
With 2020 and the presidential election behind us, it’s a good time to talk about our plans for 2021. Here’s a sneak peek at what we have in store. This is just the beginning!
January 22, 2021
Enough is enough, parents and caregivers are saying. We need high-quality, affordable childcare.
December 1, 2020
In March of 2020, our work became more important than ever.
September 5, 2018
Parent Question: My 3 year old will be starting preschool in the fall, is there any prep work I can do to make the transition easier? Educator Response: That is a terrific question! Yes, there are several great things you can do to help transition your child to preschool. It is both an exciting and...
August 26, 2018
Parent Question: My son is about to start preschool and I was hoping you could give me some tips about how to handle leaving him there! He has never been in a group care setting and I’m not sure how he’s going to do when I leave. I have friends who say that their children cried every day for weeks...