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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 1,000 Early Care and Education Providers Respond; Half of Survey Respondents at Risk of Closure Without Financial Assistance
Omaha, Neb. — According ...
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...
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...
June 17, 2020
The police killing of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests and has prompted many parents to consider how to talk to their children about race, racism, and injustice. ...
June 04, 2020
To Members and Friends of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute Community:
For too long our nation has shown an unjustifiable bias against children, families, and others ...
June 02, 2020
Ten new guidelines for reopening child care released by Buffett Institute leaders attempt to lower the health risk as much as possible while meeting the behavioral and d...
May 20, 2020
Strategies Will Help Establish a New Normal During the COVID-19 Pandemic to Prioritize Safety for Children, Families, and the Early Childhood Workforce
In response t...
May 19, 2020
A kindergartner listens intently at Liberty Elementary in 2018. The shift to distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but lower-inc...
April 28, 2020
By Matthew Hansen, Managing Editor
It seems like such a small thing, this 6-ounce bottle of alcohol and aloe vera they would normally mindlessly grab for $2 at the grocer...
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