Early Childhood and Family Education (ECFE) in Minnesota turns 40 years old this month. It marks a milestone in the philosophy that education really begins at home – from the moment a child is born. The ECFE program was created to provide the support, information and resources that will help parents and families create a home environment that encourages proper learning and growth.
Heather Palmer was a presenter at U.N. ceremony for the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, named for the first American woman to received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Students develop a stronger sense of identity during the middle school years. At South View and Valley View middle schools, staff is extending that identity development to the schools themselves as part of their bullying prevention efforts.