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


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


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


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


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


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

Parenting, Unfiltered


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


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.