Education News Archive - May 14, 2010
If you thought that the quality of the child care your toddler got wouldn't matter when he or she was a teenager, think again.
Children whose minds are stimulated in several early childhood settingsâ€”home, preschool, and schoolâ€”have higher achievement in elementary school.
Promoting parent involvement has been a big part of efforts to improve school performance.
Elementary-school-age children from poor families are more vulnerable to the effects of poor sleep than their peers.
A new study on preschoolers attending full-day child care in licensed day care homes has found increases in cortisol, a stress hormone, when the children are in child care that exceeds their levels at home.
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