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Smart Starts: School Readiness Begins at Birth

Building the brain from the beginning. By the time a child turns 3, his brain is 85% the volume of an adult brain. That means that nearly all of the neural connections that will ever form have already been set. These three

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Posted in Early Childhood

Keeping Adverse Childhood Experiences at the center of prevention efforts

At Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, we talk a lot about prevention. How do you keep kids out of the child welfare system? Prevention. How do you curb the drop out rate and encourage success in school among kids at

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Posted in Cradle to career

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