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National Volunteer Week is Next Week!

  April 12-18th is National Volunteer Week, a week dedicated to encouraging individuals to find creative ways to give back to their communities. By uniting to serve the community, participants demonstrate that working together can accomplish goals and challenges, and encourage a culture of philanthropy. National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 as a program…

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Do you have a “fixed” or “growth” mindset?

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck has been studying people’s mindsets since the 1960s. With decades of research on achievement and success, she found most people fall into two categories: People with a “fixed” mindset believe they are stuck with the intelligence or ability they are born with. They spend time worrying about the adequacy of their talents instead…

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Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning

  Registration is now open for Indiana Afterschool Network’s fourth annual Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning. The summit is designed to inspire out-of-school time staff, leaders, and partners with new and creative ideas, connect them with valuable resources and partners, and provide lots of opportunity to hear from experts in afterschool and summer learning. Any…

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Request for Proposals: Apply To Be A Safe Babies Court Team Implementation Site

  Together with the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), and RTI, International, the ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families has announced the opportunity for state, county, or tribal child welfare systems to be selected as Quality Improvement Center (QIC) Safe…

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Highlights from the White House Summit on Early Education

  Several announcements were made Wednesday at the White House Summit on Early Education, including federal grant award recipients and new organizational partnerships, both designed to improve the accessibility and quality of early childhood education. Federal funds and corporate investments will provide states, municipalities, and local communities the support and resources necessary to answer President…

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White House Summit on Early Education

  This Wednesday, December 10th, the Obama Administration will host a Summit on Early Education. The Summit will convene a wide-ranging coalition of philanthropic, business, education, advocacy, and elected leaders, as well as other stakeholders dedicated to increasing the availability and accessibility of high-quality early childhood education. During the Summit, states selected to receive $250…

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Mobile and Internet Use on the Rise

  The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently released a report that finds Americans are rapidly embracing mobile Internet devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers.  The NTIA’s findings are based on a U.S. Census Bureau survey conducted in October 2012 of more than 53,000 households in which the…

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