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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

  • Dear Kathryn: I agree with you 100%. I also sent my students to observe in small groups or pairs depending on the size of my class. They were not to speak to one another about their observations but write down what they saw.  Then, when they came back ... More

  • Jill, Bravo for your effort. I find your question really interesting. The underlying motivation I hear is how parents can evaluate centers. A tool is an interesting approach, perhaps a survey of questions for parents to ask to ensure the center is of ... More

  • I remember leaving retail to pursue an education to work with children. The benefit was that I could work, learn, and be home in the evenings with my one-year-old. I liked having to complete assessments and having a set scehd\ule at the same time. Not ... More

  • These may help get you started. Good luck!  Berry, D. J., Bridges, L. J., & Zaslow, M. J. (2004). Early Childhood Measures Profiles. Washington, D.C.: Prepared by Child Trends for The SEED Consortium of federal agencies which include the Office of the ... More

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