Human development researcher Natasha Cabrera, a professor at the University of Maryland, looks into positive parenting among low-income families, and how fathers as well as mothers influence children's development.
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February 11, 2015
Two organizations that support home-visiting programs have released a report that takes a closer look at what federal funding has meant for states and needy families
November 26, 2014
Parents as Teachers, an organization that provides support to families, has worked to maintain a routine as the St. Louis-area suburbs struggle with racial unrest.
September 15, 2014
Infants, other children, and teenagers are generally not receiving all the preventive care that is recommended for them, according to the federal health agency.
September 10, 2014
Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the $250 million grant competition during his annual back-to-school bus tour, which took him through Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.
September 13, 2013
Hundreds of families ineligible for San Antonio's new pre-K program can take part in a home-schooling program featuring iPads loaded with a literacy curriculum.
August 30, 2013
A survey of parents shows that a majority of children are in center-based care, a percentage that went up as family education level increased.
July 15, 2013
Parents in Middletown, Conn., are taught how to advocate for their ideas in the so-called Parent Leadership Training Institute.
June 18, 2013
The company funds a workshop program that teaches parents how to bolster the school-readiness skills of their children.