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President Obama’s Child Care Proposal

In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama made some strong statements regarding early child care in America, including making it affordable. Read more here:

The Raising of America: Early childhood and the future of our nation

This documentary series, set to debut early in 2015 on PBS, has been developed as a further exploration into the root causes of class and racial inequalities in health. With a focus set on the impact of society and policy on the earliest years of life, The Raising of America seeks to deepen the conversation on the evidence and urgency for investment in improving outcomes for all of America’s children.

Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The early childhood workforce 25 years after the National Child Care Staffing Study (Whitebrook, Phillips, & Howes)

Revisiting the 1989 landmark study on the poverty-level wages of early childhood staff, the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC Berkeley has brought the data up-to-date and with it, a renewed energy to the cause of worthy wages for worthy work.

Past News

  1. Infant, Control Thyself: Infants’ integration of multiple social cues to regulate their imitative behavior (Repacholi, Meltzoff, Rowe & Toub)
  2. Early Childhood Mental Health Kit: Integrating mental health services into the pediatric medical home