Provides early childhood resources that include the President’s early learning agenda, the monthly newsletter from the Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning, and the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge.
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Offers a map of developmental milestones across several areas, including physical, social, and emotional development as well as thinking and communication skills. Physical development is often tracked and given more attention than social and emotional development, but all these areas overlap, as development in one area is reinforced and enhanced by growth in others.
Lists and describes resources that address youth engagement in community change, education reform, and advocacy.
Provides information from national leadership group of teens and young adults advocating for change in the mental health system and other youth-serving systems across the country.
Features an extensive series of briefs pertaining to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, including best practices in homeless education, best practices in interagency collaboration, and three briefs focusing on children and families displaced by disaster.
Houses research on different programs, products, practices, and policies in education. The Institute for Education Sciences focuses on the results from high-quality research while providing educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions.
Highlights important findings about the prevalence of children experiencing risk factors in the United States. These findings were produced with the Young Child Risk Calculator, a tool of the National Center for Children in Poverty.
Includes comprehensive, intensive, community-based programs to promote building resiliency and protective factors in youth, families, and communities. CYFAR also promotes the use of technology to improve programs, provide efficient access to educational resources, and provide essential technological skills for youth and adults in at-risk environments.
Guides schools, juvenile justice agencies, law enforcement, mental health providers, and other community organizations to work in partnership addressing issues such as healthy childhood development, substance abuse and violence prevention, and mental health promotion.
Provides resources and tools for ensuring equity in schools for Latin American students. Offers additional benefits to members.