Early Childhood Development |

Early Childhood Education Segregation, Part 1

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| Recent research points to an uncomfortable fact: Public preschool in California is deeply segregated. More than half of the state's children go to a preschool with has 90 to 100 percent children of color.

Los Angeles Childcare Programs Lack Financial Security

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The report looked at the financials of 26 LA non-profit childcare centers. Half had less than one month of operating cash on hand.

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Doula Services Program Defunded Amid Internal Disputes

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Three doulas were fired and one resigned after complaints of racial insensitivity and mismanagement at the Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health.

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Cal Poly Pomona To Offer Evening Childcare

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There will be space for up to 24 children, Monday through Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Most the parents that use the center are also students at the college.

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Governor Signs Bill to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality

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In California, black women are much more likely than white women to die in childbirth or to lose their babies. Governor Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 464, which requires implicit bias training for medical staff providing care to mothers and newborns.

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What Even Is Postpartum? A Guide to the Other Side of Childbirth

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During pregnancy, there tends to be a heavy focus on labor and birth, with far less emphasis on what happens once you get home with the baby. So when KPCC and LAist received a suggestion to do a story about how to prepare for the postpartum phase, we were on it.

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Men In Preschools And Child Care Settings Are Unicorns, But They Don’t Have To Be

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Meet some of the local men pushing against stigma and stereotypes to care for educate young children.

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Sacramento Drop In Black Child Deaths Holds Lessons for LA

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Sacramento County's initiative aims to reduce preventable deaths of African American children by 10 to 20 percent by 2020. The results are surpassing expectations.

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