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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/
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CEDAC Fall 2016 NewsletterNov 22, 2016/
Dear Friends, In this newsletter, we highlight recent successes and transitions for CEDAC and our affiliates, Children’s Investment Fund and Commonwealth Workforce Coalition. As we note in the article on supportiv...
State Bonds For Early Education Prove SuccessfulNov 13, 2016/
The research has been consistent – children from low-income communities make tremendous educational gains when they have access to high quality early education programs. Early education has become an important priority...
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.