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Study Confirms Growing Up in a Home Filled With Books Is Good for You

Monday, November 19, 2018

From Mental Floss: “Growing up with home libraries boosts adult skills in these areas beyond the benefits accrued from parental education, or [one’s] own educational or occupational attainment.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Unlocking the World of Sound for Deaf Children

Monday, November 19, 2018

From The New York Times: “With the appropriate hearing device and auditory training for children and their caregivers during the preschool years, even those born deaf ‘will have the ability to learn with their peers when they start school,’ Dr. Madell said.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

5 Reasons Your Kids Should Have a Library Card

Thursday, November 15, 2018

From Macaroni Kid: “Visiting a library is a risk-free way to explore the world through books, movies, music, and more.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Home Visiting Helps Children and Parents

Thursday, November 15, 2018

From The Hill: “Home visiting typically serves families with children under age 6 not yet in kindergarten — from single parents juggling new responsibilities to teen parents completing high school. It can be an especially important lifeline for military families.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The Hidden Costs of Child Care

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

From Washington Times Herald: “The effect early childhood education has on an individual’s education and future career is relatively well-studied, but how the lack of child care affects the workforce and economy in the short term hasn’t been.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.