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Strolling Thunder: Daisy and Kayla’s Summer Adventure

Crete's Daisy Ortiz and daughter Kayla took part in Strolling Thunder, an event this summer aimed at drawing attention to legislation supporting babies, toddlers and their parents.  Read More

August 31, 2017  |  Posted in General

How Do We Know When Nebraska’s Children are Kindergarten-Ready?

How do we know when children are ready for kindergarten? The ability to identify letters and numbers and have a working vocabulary are often used as benchmarks, yet these don’t tell the whole story.  Read More

August 24, 2017  |  Posted in General

First Day of School Holds Mixed Feelings for Parents, Kids

Parents' anxiety or apprehension about something easily influences their children through a mechanism early childhood research calls "social referencing." Here are some ideas for parents to consider as they send children off for preschool or kindergarten this month.    Read More

August 17, 2017  |  Posted in General

New Harvard Study to Focus on Formal and Informal Child Care

Harvard University researchers are embarking on a longitudinal study to learn how informal and formal child care environments affect how children learn and grow. Read More

August 10, 2017  |  Posted in Research

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