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August 11, 2022

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. About The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
Image: Five young children play together on a tire swing at a local child care program.

August 10, 2022

OCDEL Encourages Participation for Next Phase of Child Care Regulations Rewrite

Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), with technical assistance from the State Capacity Building Center within the Office of Child Care Projects at the federal level, continues…
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August 10, 2022

Increased Funding for 2022-23 School and Child Care Meals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on July 22, 2022 an increase in funding to help schools continue to serve kids healthy meals during the 2022-23 school year and…
Image: Four babies sit in a line of highchairs, looking all around the room happily.
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August 9, 2022

Free Early Literacy Materials for PA Early Learning Programs

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has developed a series of print resources to share early literacy tips with families and caregivers of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Available Early Literacy Materials…
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August 8, 2022

Sesame Street Family Engagement in a Box

Child care providers who serve families and children from ages birth to five are eligible to apply to receive a Sesame Street Family Engagement in a Box from WQED. Family…
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