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$1M for renovations at Child Care of BerkshiresJun 08, 2017/
Child Care of the Berkshires announced a $1 million grant for renovations to its Haskins facility on State Street on Thursday. The funding will pay for the installation of an elevator, construction of handicapped acce...
ASPIRE BUILDING PROJECT HITS HALFWAY POINTApr 12, 2017/
LYNN — Aspire Developmental Services is halfway to completing its $4.3 million headquarters on Franklin Street. When the renovation of the former O’Keefe Alternative School is finished, the no...
Video: Communities Built for ChildrenFeb 07, 2017/
[embed]https://eyeonearlyeducation.com/2017/02/07/video-communities-built-for-children/[/embed] What makes communities strong? “For many families a good place to live is a community that provides for the safety a...
Published By Children's Investment Fund
Date July 2011
Children’s Investment Fund commissioned the Facilities Inventory, the first-ever comprehensive review of ECE and OST facilities, to determine whether physical learning environments support policymakers’ and educators’ ambitious educational goals for children at risk, or whether some spaces might actually interfere with successful teaching and learning. The Facilities Inventory reviewed the impact of physical space on children’s health and safety, behavior, physical development, cognition, and social and emotional well-being. It examined accessibility and how adult workspace either enhances or impedes staff effectiveness.