Gingerbread House Building and Decorating Event: Thank You!

Our gingerbread house building and decorating event was a huge hit with the neighborhood and New E3 School children and families. It was fun to see the excitement that filled…
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Holiday Traditions

We have many family traditions, but a few of my boy’s favorites are seeing what the elf left in the Advent calendar (not so much anymore), building a Lego Christmas…
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Assignment: Impact!

The Obici Healthcare Foundation kicked off “Assignment: Impact! Creating a Foundation for Success” on Wednesday, October 31st armed with data from: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Social Determinants…
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Is Preschool Fadeout Inevitable?

While support for early education and preschool has grown in recent years, research shows mixed evidence of whether preschool leads to long-term student outcomes. Some studies have shown lasting benefits…
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The Importance of Play

Play is universal among most living species.  Puppies, kittens, monkeys and fish play and children across all cultures and throughout the generations have played. Research proves that play has a…
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STREAMin3 Recruitment Begins in Hampton Roads

The evidence is clear – high quality early education experiences help children develop foundational readiness skills that are highly predictive of educational and workforce success. A well designed curriculum and…
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A Place to Learn for All Children – The Eliza Hope Foundation

I always wanted to be a mom. When I was a little girl, I played house with my dolls. I would pretend to feed them and change their diapers. I…
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Are Today’s Parents Too Distracted With Technology

  Research tells us that human interaction and connection between adults, babies, toddlers and preschoolers matter! The day-to-day interactions between adults and children are essential to their healthy growth and…
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Making the Benefits of Pre-K Last

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-do-you-make-the-benefits-of-pre-k-education-last  Click the link above to read the PBS News Hour report entitled, How Do You Make the Benefits of Pre-K Education Last? A recent study from Vanderbilt University sparked…
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Mixed Income Models Work – All Children Benefit

Mixed-Income Models Work:  All Children Benefit Upon a recent loss of state funding, Norfolk district leaders are looking to open up some preschool classrooms previously set aside for low-income children,…
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