"Providing students with the opportunity to choose their own books to read empowers and encourages them. It strengthens their self-confidence, rewards their interests, and promotes a positive attitude toward reading by valuing the reader and giving him or her a level of control." (p. 23) The Book Whisperer, Donalyn Miller.
"In April, 2,107 children received child care subsidies in New Hanover County. Although another 364 were on a virtual waiting list, the time-limited vouchers allowed the county to provide child care for all of them, too, McNamee said. In the current fiscal year, the county will provide more than $8 million in child care subsidies, she said."
Working moms often invest a huge amount of their earnings for child care. With the increasing numbers of working moms childcare centers or organizations are also demanding a high pay forcing many of them to search for alternatives.
Outbreak Surveillance System For Preschools And Child Care Centers - A web-based system that allows preschools and child care centers to report illnesses to local public health departments could improve the detection of disease outbreaks and allow resources to be mobilized more quickly, according to research presented Saturday, Oct. 11 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.