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A group of mothers and infants celebrate a recent graduation from the Harlem Children's Zone Baby College program.
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May 9, 2015 The Harlem Children's Zone Baby College program offers classes and supplies to expectant parents and those with kids up to age 3. It also helps create a vital sense of community.
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Julie Byard, head of a Detroit nursery, tells children stories and sings them songs prior to their afternoon nap in 1942.
January 24, 2015 In his State of the Union address, President Obama referenced a little-remembered, WWII-era federal child care program, holding it up as an example he hopes to emulate with expanded federal subsidies.
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Francis Csedrik remembers details of being bonked hard on the head when he was 4, and having to go to the emergency room.
April 8, 2014 Childhood amnesia descends gradually — and later than you might think, researchers say. Many 7-year-olds have robust memories of experiences from when they were 3 or even younger.
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Teacher Denise Severing leads a math lesson at a Head Start school in Woodbourne, New York.
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January 22, 2013 Can intelligence be increased through upbringing? Commentator Tania Lombrozo discusses a new synthesis of research on how to raise young children's IQ. The findings suggest modest changes for most parents, but profound changes for access to early childhood education.
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