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Early Learning Initiative at UA’s Gadsden Center will be ‘showcase’ for state

Early Learning Initiative at UA’s Gadsden Center will be ‘showcase’ for state The University of Alabama’s College of Education in January will launch the UA Early Learning Initiative at the university’s Gadsden Center. According to a news release from the university, the UA Early Learning Initiative at Gadsden will serve as a model early childhood

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Welcome to the 2020 Children’s Policy Council Virtual Conference

Welcome to the 2020 Children’s Policy Council Virtual Conference Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:30am – 2:30pm **All CEU’s will be emailed to the email in which you registered with. If you need to change that email, please send an email to cpc@alabamachildrenfirst.com. Expect CEU’s week of November 1st** UPDATE: Certificate of Attendance CEU’s have been

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Early Efforts Webinar Recap: Ensuring Developmentally Appropriate Practice Amidst a Global Pandemic

Early Efforts Webinar Recap: Ensuring Developmentally Appropriate Practice Amidst a Global Pandemic Many teachers of young children are struggling to balance developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) with virtual instruction and pandemic-related health and safety guidance. As classrooms operate using a combination of virtual, in-person, and hybrid approaches, it is important that early childhood professionals continue to

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School administrators hold grand opening of Early Childhood Center

School administrators hold grand opening of Early Childhood Center The Russellville City Schools Early Childhood Center is a testament to teamwork. The center, located in the former Mars Hill Preschool building on East Lawrence Street, came together through the combined efforts of the Russellville City Board of Education and Superintendent Heath Grimes, Russellville Mayor David

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Alabama’s First Class Pre-K a bright spot in state’s Black Belt, report finds

Alabama’s First Class Pre-K a bright spot in state’s Black Belt, report finds (STOCK PHOTO) Alabama’s Black Belt communities continue to be hard-hit when it comes to unemployment and a declining population, but according to a report released Tuesday, the region’s Pre-K program is a bright spot. The University of Alabama’s Education Policy Center released

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