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  • The U.S. Department of Education is currently accepting public comments on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Through this program, individuals with eligible federal student loans and who work for eligible employers (e.g., U.S. federal, ... More

  • Hello members and friends, NAEYC staff have been following the recent threads on COVID-related discussion carefully and would like to remind our members and participants in HELLO that while we encourage lively and even passionate debate between members, ... More

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  • Karen, thank you for your comment. It was very clear and helpful. It brought up a memory I'd like to share. At the beginning of the year I had noticed a four-year old girl always playing alone. I feared that it was a sign of withdrawn attachment. I would ... More

  • I would like to build on the many great ideas raised so far. Mellissa brought up a concern that was nagging at me: sometimes teachers take over child play, often because they feel they aren't doing any teaching if they don't engage at all times. Child ... More

  • We are undergoing our re-accreditation process and I don't see anything this time around specifically related to Administrator Qualifications as there used to be, such as having credits in management, etc.  Have they removed all of that and moved more ... More

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