Early Childhood Development |

$5 Million In Grants Available For L.A. County Child Care Providers

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| Starting Monday, some Los Angeles County child care providers can apply for $5 million in grants.

LA County Educators Want To Build A Better Bridge Between Pre-K And Kindergarten

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The Los Angeles County Pre-K to Kindergarten Transition Systems Alignment Framework debuts today. We know it’s a mouthful. This story breaks down why it’s important to young learners.

Santa Monica-Malibu School District Lays Off Dozens After Sharp Drop In Early Education Enrollment

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After the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District switched to distance learning, enrollment in early childhood programs plummeted, disrupting the careful balance of private and public funding.

Get Informed – Black Breastfeeding Week (Virtual) Events

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For eight years now, this national movement has highlighted breastfeeding as one tool to help reverse disparate health outcomes Black moms and babies experience.

LAUSD Explores Expanding Child Care

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The Los Angeles Unified School District board voted 7-0 to investigate what it would take to extend on-campus child care to families.

Take Two: Parenting Unfiltered, SoCal Parents Show What It's Like To Raise A Family Right Now

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Early childhood engagement producer Stefanie Ritoper and reporter Mariana Dale discuss KPCC/LAist's Parenting, Unfiltered project on Take Two.

Parenting, Unfiltered

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Last fall, we gave cameras to 12 Southern California parents of young children and invited them to document their lives. Since then, A LOT of things have changed.

One Teacher, Four Wheels, Hundreds Of Books: A Look At South LA's Bookmobile

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What started as an effort to deliver books to Claudia Cataldos’ students in South and South Central L.A. has evolved into a community distribution for people of all ages.