The year is coming to a close and Child Care Aware® of America wishes its members, partners and colleagues a safe and happy holiday season.
As we reflect on 2013, here are our top five blog posts:
#5 – Dual Language Learning: Benefits and Practice
This Q&A with the National Council of La Raza generated lots of buzz, exploring the experiences of Latino children in child care and early education.
#4 – Harkin, Miller, Hanna propose Strong Start for America’s Children Act
The Harkin-Miller-Hanna legislation was a vital step forward validating the importance of quality early learning experiences nationwide. Get the details of the day.
#3 – Parents and the High Cost of Care: A Report
This report went viral. With more than 400 news stories about the report, our analysis around child care costs in the United States struck a chord. Read the blog launch of the report on our 3rd most popular blog post of the year.
#2 – Early childhood education major + college degree = low pay
An NPR report citing research from Georgetown University’s Center on Education found an early childhood education degree among the least lucrative of all college majors. See the other majors that made the list.
#1 Most read blog of the year: Child Care Provider Reacts to Cost of Care Report
A guest post from Kathy Banks, M.Ed., the executive director of the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center in Virginia, was our most visited blog. See what she had to say about the Parents and the High Cost of Care: 2013 Report.
Did you read a blog that stuck with you? We’d love to hear about it. Send the title of your favorite blog at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why it’s great.
Happy New Year from the team at Child Care Aware® of America.