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Nebraska Delegation Attends Hunt Institute on Early Childhood

Policy Associate Elizabeth Lopez Everett represented Nebraska at a recent summit on early childhood along with Senator Mike Hilgers and Senator Sara Howard, and representatives from the Nebraska Depts. of Education and Health and Human Services, Sixpence and other early childhood groups. Focus of the conference was early brain development, policy ideas and innovative programs to support and nurture babies, toddlers and their families. Read More

July 12, 2018  |  Posted in General

Why Keeping Kids Learning and Reading Over the Summer is So Important

Keeping kids learning over the summer through reading and enrichment activities means they will return to school in the fall ready to learn. Unfortunately, children without those opportunties often lose ground over the summer, which is a major factor in growth of the achievement gap.   Read More

July 05, 2018  |  Posted in General

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