News

March 8, 2018

What America Needs Now is Mr. Rogers

“I grew up with the wonders of public television. Shows like “Sesame Street” and “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” not only entertained me, but were also the building blocks of my education…
Baby girl kneels and watches man with puppet.

March 2, 2018

Pre-K for PA Phone Bank: Volunteers Needed

Do you care about early childhood? Would you like every child in Pennsylvania to have access to affordable, high-quality early learning experiences? Register below to join Trying Together at our…
Baby girl kneels and watches man with puppet.
kickoff breakfast

March 1, 2018

Teaching Children Household Responsibility Leads to a Lifetime of Success

“The best way for children to achieve this sense of capability is to be assigned household responsibilities. Offering children such opportunities makes them feel essential to the family unit and…
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school

March 1, 2018

20 Phrases to Use When Your Child Isn’t Listening

Positive communication takes practice, but it is worth the patience. Examples include: “What do you need to remember?” “Please talk softly.” “Would you like to do it on your own…
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teaching

March 1, 2018

Pittsburgh Teachers Will Not Strike Friday After Tentative Agreements Were Reached

Union and district leaders reached a tentative agreement after nearly 14 hours of negotiations. “The parties have been negotiating for more than a year-and-a-half for contracts covering teachers, paraprofessionals and…
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