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November 12, 2020
Ninety percent of children's brains are formed by the time they turn 6. Rapid brain growth in the early years "builds the foundation of who we will become as people," sai...
October 27, 2020
An Omaha Public Schools student at home during full remote learning. A group of Liberty Elementary teachers say that while hardly ideal, the necessity of remote learning ...
October 22, 2020
OMAHA, Neb. ─ The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska has been honored as the 2020 Friend of Education by the National Association of State Bo...
October 15, 2020
2019-20 Evaluation Shows Gains Despite School Closures Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Omaha, Neb. — The Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan is making positive g...
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
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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...
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