Early Childhood Development |

At Census Time, Remember To Count Your Babies

| 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.

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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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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