The newsletter of the Healthy Social Behaviors Project, Volumn 16, Issue 5 – November 2022.
Since 2005 the Healthy Social Behaviors (HSB) project has been a resource for teachers in North Carolina’s licensed child care centers when they need help managing children who exhibit challenging behaviors.
More than 12 million children younger than age five are in some form of child care in the United States. The US and the High Price of Child Care: An Examination of a Broken System provides a review of how child care is an issue for all of us and shares our policy recommendations for supporting families… Continue reading The US and the High Price of Child Care 2019
State expenditures, research and data analysis, and information on advocacy and policies in North Carolina related to early childhood.
During years birth to 3, children gain awareness of the self, the ability to comprehend and use language and an understanding of their and others’ emotions. At such a crucial stage of brain development, infants and toddlers are especially sensitive and responsive to their social environments. As part of their social environment, teacher-child interactions during… Continue reading CCSA & NC CCR&R Council Releases Infant & Toddler Intensive Technical Assistance Model Pilot Project Evaluation Report
Throughout the pandemic, North Carolina child care providers have served as “the workforce behind the workforce,” providing care to the children of frontline workers. A new survey of child care centers across the state finds that more than 80 percent say it is more difficult to recruit and retain staff now than before the pandemic.… Continue reading CCR&R Council Releases NC Child Care Staffing Survey
A new survey highlights the struggles North Carolina child care providers are facing as the state continues to recover from the pandemic. Many say they’re having a difficult time hiring and retaining qualified staff.
In September 2021, the North Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral Council contracted with Well World Solutions to conduct a survey of child care centers in the state to better understand the staffing challenges centers in the state might be experiencing. About 3,470 child care centers around the state were invited by e-mail to complete… Continue reading North Carolina Child Care Center Staffing Survey Findings
Researchers at Yale University recently released the findings of a survey of 57,335 child care providers in the United States (all 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico). The findings of the survey help illustrate that the child care sector is working hard to support families, but child care providers need significant help… Continue reading New Yale Study: COVID-19 Transmission in US Child Care Programs