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Join this important convo on early learning programs, like preschool and childcare, in Santa Fe!

April 28, 2017
“Preschool helped all three of my children to sit, listen and learn in kindergarten! They learned about the joy of learning and were hungry for more! These programs helped them in their social skills which is another important part of learning! Because of these programs they are and were not afraid...
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Medicaid’s Role in Schools Keeps Kids Healthy, Sets Them Up for Success

April 28, 2017
Many children receive Medicaid-covered health care not only at the doctor’s office, but also at school.
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What?!! Another Possible Delay on Menu-Labeling?

April 28, 2017
Are we really surprised? The federal rule that would make it mandatory for restaurant, supermarket and convenience store chains to post calorie counts on their menus may be delayed yet again just days before taking effect on May 5, 2017. This process has pushed on for seven years now... As a mother...
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Celebrating Bilingual Awareness Month

New research on dual language learners and how parents can stand up for diversity in the Trump era

April 28, 2017
The child of immigrants, my father grew up in San Francisco Chinatown and attended schools that taught him in English only. He has no memory of his father speaking Cantonese at home, and his parents encouraged him to learn English, believing it would help him to assimilate, and that learning two...
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We See That Wolf In Sheep's Clothing!

April 27, 2017
You’ve heard about fake news. How about fake names for bad legislation? Yup, that’s happening too… but together we can stop it. The deceptively named, wolf in sheep's clothing, “Working Families Flexibility Act” (H.R. 1180 / S. 801) was just voted out of committee in Congress. It is now headed for...
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Quick Action! Tell NC Senators to fully fund the Healthy Corner Store Initiative!

April 26, 2017
It’s simple—our families need access to healthy foods in order to be healthy. Right now, more than 2 million people in North Carolina don't have access to healthy foods and our state ranks amongst the highest in the nation for household food-insecurity. Last year, the North Carolina General...
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Nutrition Ups and Downs

April 10, 2017
Written by Kristi King, clinical dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital. Your child’s nutrition journey can have many ups and downs. Every day myself and the other registered dietitians at Texas Children’s Hospital are questioned by patient families about how to best handle some of these hurdles...
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