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October 09, 2020
Mariah Stowe, owner of Splash of Color Child Care in Lincoln, told senators that the decision to remain open was difficult. "It finally came down to the fact that we coul...
September 30, 2020
Much of the Sept. 14 conference focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it has exposed the weaknesses inside Nebraska's child care system. The state's child care indust...
September 29, 2020
COVID Exacerbates Urgent Need to Prioritize the Early Childhood Workforce in Nebraska
A media release for LR 390 sent out by Sen. John Stinner
LINCOLN, Neb. &mdash...
September 14, 2020
Linda Smith of the Bipartisan Policy Center to Deliver Keynote Address and Nebraska Sen. John Stinner of Gering to Announce New Effort to Reach Parents and Busi...
September 11, 2020
Grand Island Public Schools decided to reopen with the knowledge that the district is one outbreak away from closing--that every day could be the last day of in-per...
August 13, 2020
Keting Chen Is Researching Preschool-Age Children’s Numeracy; Erin Hamel Is Focusing on Non-Contact Time for Early Childhood Teachers
The Buffett Early Childhood In...
August 06, 2020
Veteran Educator Worked at OPS as a Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Central Office Administrator
The Buffett Early Childhood Institute has named an associate director ...
August 04, 2020
More than half of the 1,000 child care providers who responded to the Buffett Institute's new statewide survey said they will "definitely" or "probably" need financial as...
More Than 1,000 Early Care and Education Providers Respond; Half of Survey Respondents at Risk of Closure Without Financial Assistance
Omaha, Neb. — According ...
July 23, 2020
Experts fear that some children could fall nearly a whole year behind because of “COVID slide”—a learning loss related to the lack of school this spring, followed by...
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