Too few parents talk to their kids about race and identity, report finds

Too few parents talk to their kids about race and identity, report finds

The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox. Too few parents and teachers are talking about race, gender and other identity traits with children often enough, which means they are missing out on critical opportunities […]

Tell us about the difficulties you’re having with childcare

Tell us about the difficulties you’re having with childcare

Parents in England may be facing higher fees for childcare because of a lack of government funding, with some even reducing their working hours because of the cost. Meanwhile the cost of training, coupled with increased scrutiny and bureaucracy from the regulator has contributed to a decrease in the number of registered childminders in recent years. We want […]

Parenting Q & A: Why it’s OK that your seventh-grader lacks close friendships

Parenting Q & A: Why it’s OK that your seventh-grader lacks close friendships

Question: My seventh-grader, although she’s funny and incredibly bright, has had a tough time making friends over the years. In elementary school, she preferred doing projects on her own and missed opportunities to interact and partner with her classmates. She was in a dual-language program from kindergarten through fifth grade with the same group of […]

Childcare centre addresses ‘temporary suspension of services’

Childcare centre addresses ‘temporary suspension of services’

A popular downtown childcare centre has suspended operation at its Chapman Street location, according to a press release from Something Special Children’s Centre. The Centre’s Board of Directors indicate this suspension is temporary, and the result of having operated with solely non-unionized staff since Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. The CUPE workers at the facility were […]

12 Roma Children Expelled from Kotoriba Kindergarten, says MP

12 Roma Children Expelled from Kotoriba Kindergarten, says MP

ZAGREB, November 13, 2019 – The Roma minority member of parliament, Veljko Kajtazi, said on Wednesday that 12 Roma children had been expelled from a kindergarten in Kotoriba, Međimurje County, calling on all those involved to solve the problem as soon as possible so that children could continue attending kindergarten. Expelling Roma children, even for a short […]

Mother will face trial after her infant died in a hot car at a Knoxville grocery store

Mother will face trial after her infant died in a hot car at a Knoxville grocery store

A Knoxville mother charged in the August hot car death of her 6-month-old son will face trial next summer. Chantae Monique Cabrera, 30, appeared at an arraignment Wednesday on charges including first-degree murder, felony murder and aggravated child neglect. Judge Scott Green set the case for trial on July 27. A plea deadline also was set for Feb. […]

Study finds links between early screen exposure, sleep disruption and EBD in kids

Study finds links between early screen exposure, sleep disruption and EBD in kids

Singapore, 12 November 2019 – Digital media have become an integral part of lifestyles in recent years, and the ubiquity of digital devices coupled with poor screen use habits can have a detrimental effect on the developmental and psychosocial well-being of children. A new study by KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), together with National […]

Mom of twins who died in hot car recalls husband ‘screaming’

Mom of twins who died in hot car recalls husband ‘screaming’

The mother of the one-year-old twins who died when they were left in the back of a hot car in the Bronx recalled this week the moment her husband told her the tragic news —  “screaming” when he realized they were “gone.” In her first full interview since her heartbreaking loss in July, Marissa Rodriguez told the “Dr […]

Here’s how a new Sheboygan nonprofit aims to make child care more accessible for local families

Here’s how a new Sheboygan nonprofit aims to make child care more accessible for local families

SHEBOYGAN – Angel Berry was a young, single mom. She struggled, she said, with little support as she cared for her two kids. Eventually, she found her way to a parent support group in West Bend that became her second family and grew her confidence as a parent, she said. With the support, she fought for […]

Unreported: Daycare centers fail to report hundreds of serious incidents

Unreported: Daycare centers fail to report hundreds of serious incidents

CLEVELAND — After the death of a baby, the 5 On Your Side Investigators launched a five-month investigation to see how often serious incidents at daycare centers go unreported. Watch Sarah Buduson’s initial report at 6 a.m., followed by the full investigation at 11 p.m. on News 5. Baby Di’Yanni On a sunny June day, […]