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Still have to work? Here’s how to find and pay for child care

As Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus prohibits more people from traveling to work,...

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Child care centers that remain open face challenges — and tough choices

Over the last week, Kristen Idacavage, director of Kids R Kids Learning Academy, a private child care center and elementary...

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Questions about early learning during the COVID-19 outbreak? We want to help.

Whether you are a child care center director trying to decide whether to close, or an educator looking for distance...

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Suddenly at home with your young children? Here’s how to keep them engaged and learning.

As child care facilities struggle to decide whether to close during the coronavirus pandemic, many parents might face a lot...

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Perspective | Leaving the classroom: Lessons from those who have left child care jobs

For nearly 20 years, Child Care Services Association has been conducting workforce studies to better understand the composition of the child...

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The path from pre-K to kindergarten crosses a great divide — where students can stumble

Jennifer George, a kindergarten teacher at Bailey Elementary in Nash County, has taught for more than two decades in various...

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Leandro | Here are the key ways North Carolina could boost learning in early childhood

An early childhood teacher is asking her 4-year-old Chapel Hill students, in Spanish, how many plates they need at their...

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Here’s why the census matters for young children

Haz clic aquí para leer este artículo en español. As April 1, Census Day, approaches, you’ll get a letter in...

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La razón por la cual el censo importa para la niñez

This article was translated by Carol Bono. Click here to read the original article in English. Mientras que el primero...

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Perspective | Davie County preschool teachers share ideas and support through community PLC group

Stephanie Nelson, Davie County’s preschool collaborative teacher, asked teachers these questions during February’s community preschool professional learning community (PLC) meeting...

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Perspective | North Carolina’s new Preschool Development Grant: How will $40M be invested?

A new three-year, $40 million federal grant will support improvements to North Carolina’s early education system (birth through five). The...

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Going back to school as a parent is tough. The cost of child care makes it tougher.

Trakeia Lynch, a Nash Community College student and parent of two, says juggling her nursing program studies with child care...