Early Childhood Development |

Putting A Price Tag On Better Early Childhood Education

| Child care and preschool costs are expensive, but those who work with young children have low wages and don’t see the high costs reflected in their paychecks.

'Playing Our Way To A Better World': Inside The Cayton's Children Museum

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The Cayton Children's Museum opened in Santa Monica at the end of June with 35 immersive exhibits. CEO Esther Netters explains what the space has to offer.

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At Census Time, Remember To Count Your Babies

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In the 2010 Census, children under the age of 5 were the most undercounted group. And this can have big implications for programs that serve young children.

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California Lags In Report On Child Well-Being

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The 2019 edition of the annual Kids Count Data Book shows that the state ranks low when it comes to education, health and well-being for its children.

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Preserving The Preschool Boost As Kids Start Kindergarten

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The L.A. County Office of Education held a conference aimed at helping parents and teachers as children feed out from Head Start programs into 75 school districts.

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How My Childhood Helped Me Become The Reporter I Am Today

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It's strange to think how much my parents raised me for the job I have now.

Study Finds Wide Disparity in Breastfeeding Rates

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New mothers are encouraged to breastfeed their babies exclusively for six months. Infants of color are less likely than white infants to be exclusively breastfed.

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Meet One Of The Governor's Early Childhood Advisors

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Kris Perry is working to implement early childhood development initiatives within the Health and Human Services Agency.

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