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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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  • Thank you for this wonderful topic and the equally awesome responses! I would add here that centers time can be a robust support for trauma-informed care and trauma awareness in education. First, centers offer naturalistic play settings where children ... More

  • In addition to all the wonderful things people have said about learning centers time being a time for teachers to facilitate, provide resources to extend young children's thinking, and observing them I'd like to add that it is a wonderful opportunity ... More

  • Edna, thank you for noticing, illustrating, and valuing my comment about discussion and relationship. I spent seven years as a "Mental Health Consultant'' at a large tribal Head Start/Early Head Start agency. I have a Ph.D. in psychology, but charged ... More

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