Department of Education Announces $3 Million in Grants for Preschool
Preschool is an often-overlooked step in a child's education. That's why the US Government has announced $3 million dollars in grants to help "Pay for Success" initiatives in preschools.
The US Secretary of Education had the following to say: "Despite the overwhelming evidence that attending high-quality preschool can help level the playing field for our most vulnerable children, we continue to have a huge unmet need in this country,"
How to Predict a Baby's First Word
Do you know your first word? Odds are it was something like Mama, Dada, or maybe the pet cat's name. Parents have
Homeschool Organization Sues New York City
Outdated paperwork systems are causing some issues with new homeschoolers in New York. A woman was recently reported for "educational neglect" after pulling her son out of school. She was shocked to find investigators knocking on her door to inquire because she had filed all the
High-Tech Dolls Replace Flour Bags in Parenting Classes
Parenting lessons are getting an update for the 21st century. The new high-tech dolls cry, burp, slurp, giggle, and send data to teachers to analyze for grades. Students wear wristbands that connect with a sensor on the dolls’ back, ensuring that only they can care for them, and care is required. If the dolls are left in a hot car, it’s recorded. If they’re shaken, it’s recorded. If they’re not fed, changed, or held correctly, it’s recorded. This makes them the most realistic babies future parents have ever worked with. (thetimenews.com
OB-GYN Group Updates Recommendation on Cord Clamping
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have decided to officially endorse a policy known as “delayed cord clamping.” This procedure involves keeping the umbilical cord attached for several minutes after childbirth. According to a lead scientist involved in the announcement, “While there are various recommendations regarding optimal timing for delayed umbilical cord clamping, there has been increased evidence that shows that the practice in and of itself has clear health benefits for both [all] infants,”