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The health, safety, and security of our children and child care staff are everlasting concerns and critical factors in early learning and development.
We have worked with community partners to identify a series of daily resources and activities from nationally-recognized organizations that families can use to keep children engaged and to continue the learning process. All resources are developmentally appropriate for the ages specified and are aligned to the DC Early Learning Standards.
View this document visit the links to access all the resources available to parents and families during this time.
American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The District of Columbia understands the importance of fostering children’s social and emotional growth, promoting positive behavior, and preventing the escalation of behaviors that may lead to suspension and expulsion of children from birth to age 5 in child development facilities.
This memorandum describes the changes in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C eligibility criteria.
The CCDF is the primary federal funding source for states to assist and support low-income working parents and those engaged in education and job training activities with securing subsidized child care. The CCDF emphasizes the importance of quality child care for all children and sets parameters for how federal funds should be invested for these efforts.
LearnDC is a one-stop source for information and resources about education that create opportunities for DC students in college, careers and life.
The Early Childhood National Centers for Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) promote excellence through high-quality, practical resources and approaches. They are designed to build early childhood program capacity and promote consistent practices across communities, states, Tribes, and territories. These Centers bring together the knowledge and skills from Head Start, child care, and our health partners […]