Early Childhood Development |

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.

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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New surgeon general visits a Watts early learning center

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Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed April 30 as El Día de los Niños, Children’s Day. In recognition, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, paid a visit to some young kids in Watts.

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Here's how California plans to fix its early learning system

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It took two years, eight public hearings and over 70 conference calls, but California finally has a new plan to improve care and education for its kids.

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South L.A. Group Kicks Off Black Maternal Health Week

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Pregnant women gathered at Black Women for Wellness for a panel discussion where they shared their experiences navigating the healthcare system.

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Checking in on L.A. County's plan to save black babies

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An update on what's happened in the year since the county's health department launched an action plan aimed at closing the black-white gap in infant mortality.

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