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Hands-On Learning at the State Fair

Great hands-on learning opportunities at the Nebraska State Fair offer families a chance to celebrate the end of summer and spend some time together. Read More

August 27, 2014  |  Posted in General

Step Up to Quality RFP Release and Announcement

In 2013, the Nebraska Legislature passed LB507, establishing the Step Up to Quality Child Care Act - resulting in Nebraska’s Early Childhood Quality Rating and Improvement System.  The implementation of Step Up to Quality is in the early stages but much has occurred in its development that will provide valuable information for moving forward. Read More

August 24, 2014  |  Posted in General

What Does ‘Being Ready for School’ Really Mean?

On the first day of kindergarten, the child who is ready to learn is not necessarily the one who can count to 20 or name all the colors in the rainbow, rather it’s the child who can pay attention, take turns, get along with others and follow directions. Read More

August 21, 2014  |  Posted in General

Nebraska Law Enforcement Leaders: Quality Early Care and Education Would Reduce Future Crime

Lincoln Public Safety Director Tom Casady has called on lawmakers to expand high-quality early care and education to lower crime. Casady spoke on behalf of Nebraska’s 80 members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. Read More

August 14, 2014  |  Posted in General

TBT: Kirk Cameron, Moms, Summer Fun & Kool-Aid!

“Kids are kids . . .And moms are moms; they know what’s good for kids . . . Moms are moms; they know what’s fun for kids.” Read More

August 06, 2014  |  Posted in General

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