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Kentucky Launches Free Online Training For Early Child Care Employees

January 30, 2015

The state has launched a new online training program to help improve child care staff members' skills in educating children. Read Story

Julie Byard, head of a Detroit nursery, tells children stories and sings them songs prior to their afternoon nap in 1942.

U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won’t Be Easy

January 25, 2015

In urging greatly expanded subsidies during his Tuesday address, the president referenced a national child care program that was in place during World War II. Read Story

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Just How Kindergarten-Ready Are Children, Ranked By JCPS School

January 23, 2015

Some Louisville public schools have a vast majority of kindergarten students ready to tackle the curriculum. Other schools, have a lot of catching up to do, according to data released this week by the state education department. The state has screened new kindergartners … Read Story

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Half of Kentucky’s Kindergartners Were Ready to Start School in 2014

January 21, 2015

The number of Kentucky children who are prepared for kindergarten is nearly unchanged over last year—half of kids entering school still don’t have the basic skills that the state deems as necessary to be "kindergarten-ready." Read Story

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Strange Fruit: How Cabbage Patch Settlement House Helps Louisville’s At-Risk Kids

December 29, 2014

Strange Fruit learns about Louisville's Cabbage Patch Settlement House and their work with at-risk kids. In Juicy Fruit, we discuss the backlash against reality show Sorority Sisters, and a spoof song about the death of Michael Brown. Read Story