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Committee on Supporting the Parents of Young Children

The Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council have created a committee to conduct a consensus study that will inform future parenting and family support policies, practices, and research...

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Competencies for Effective Principal Practice

A report from the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective Principal Practice, provides a framework to help...

President's Corner

President's Message

Settling into my first few weeks at the Foundation for Child Development has given me cause to reflect and to look forward. For over 100 years this New York City-based institution has been deeply...