Early Learning

Indigenous Peoples Day: Children’s Books Written by Indigenous Authors

Indigenous peoples have unique relationships with the land on which they have lived for generations. National Indigenous Peoples Day, celebrated on October 11, is a holiday that commemorates the original…

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The Education Law Center’s 2021 Back-to-School Guide

The Education Law Center (ELC) has updated its annual Back-to-School Guide with publications on various education topics to help families, students, and child-serving professionals. Please see the ELC website for a full-featured version of…

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8 Awesome Ways to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 to October 15, the U.S. celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. This month-long celebration is a great time to teach kids about the histories and traditions behind these…

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Fred Rogers Productions & Sesame Street Team Up for “Alma’s Way”

Alma’s Way, premiering October 4, 2021, is a show for children ages 4-6 featuring a curious 6-year-old Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx. This show was created by Sonia Manzano,…

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Important Webinars from Gwen’s Girls

Information pulled from Gwen’s Girls: Parenthetically Speaking: Virtual Parent Meeting Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Parents are the first and most important teachers! Too often, schools make it difficult…

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How Doulas Are Improving Black Maternal Health

Doula: /do͞olə/- is defined as a woman, typically without formal obstetric training, who is employed to provide guidance and support to a pregnant woman during labor. As a nation, we…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: March 22- April 9, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from March 22 to April 9, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Child Care…

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Representation Matters: Sesame Street Introduces New Black Muppets to Teach the ‘ABCs of Racial Literacy’

Elijah, a 35-year-old meteorologist, loves running, being outdoors, watching movies and cooking! Wes, Eljiah’s 5-year-old son, loves going to school and playing pretend! These two characters are the newest faces…

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New Black-Owned Learning System Created to Help Families Make Learning Fun and “Lit!”

Learning doesn’t have to look, feel, or sound the same. It can be fun, engaging and “lit!” Gifted and Lit is a black-owned learning system created for children from kindergarten…

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Imani Christian Academy Open Enrollment for Pre-K

Is your little one going to Pre-K in the upcoming school year? You can apply here to enroll your child at Imani Christian Academy now! If you have questions about…

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