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Interns are an important part of our community here at Strategies for Children. They bring fresh eyes and new ideas, and they enable us to extend our reach in the work we do with communities and legislators. Currently, we have four interns whom we’re happy to introduce: Vivian Terkel-Gat, Annapurna Ayyappan, Marisa Fear, and Casey Peeks. Here’s […]

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Here at Strategies for Children, we’ve been lucky to have a first-rate group of interns. They help us expand our research, outreach, and advocacy. Currently, we have three interns whom we’re happy to introduce: Anna Lenihan, Alexis Rickmers, and Becca Smith. Here’s a little more about each of them.   Anna Lenihan I am a […]

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Here at Strategies for Children (SFC), we have a history of working with great interns. They are college or graduate students who come to us with energy, passion, and creativity. They expand our reach and teach us to see new things. One of our most “famous” interns is Laura Healey, who joined our staff as […]

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This is a guest blog by Strategies for Children intern Ryan Telingator. Ryan is entering his senior year at Bowdoin College.  *   These past 10 weeks with Strategies for Children have been among the most fulfilling of my professional career. As a Government & Legal Studies and Education Coordinate major at Bowdoin College, I have […]

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Briana Lamari went to Stonehill College thinking she would be a high school English teacher. But after doing a school placement with a teacher who felt she couldn’t control what went on in her classroom because of all the policies made outside that classroom, Lamari’s interest began to shift. In a sociology class, Lamari studied […]

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  What a year it has been at Strategies for Children! Here are some of our highlights: • Looking back to look forward In December of 2018, we gathered at the State House to celebrate the tenth anniversary of An Act Relative to Early Education and Care, which became law in 2008. “It’s like getting […]

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  Early education classrooms are bright and fun, but they’re not always open to young children with disabilities. Massachusetts works hard to meet these children’s needs through its Early Intervention program, but a new paper – “Early Childhood Special Education in Massachusetts,” written by Strategies for Children interns Annapurna Ayyappan and Marisa Fear — points […]

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  Cities like Somerville work hard to boost children’s outcomes by making sure that preschool educators communicate with elementary school teachers. Now a new research study points to some of the benefits of this approach. The study – “Who benefits? Head start directors’ views of coordination with elementary schools to support the transition to kindergarten” […]

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  Strategies for Children has just published a new policy brief, “Local Governance for Early Childhood: Lessons from Leading States.” It contains some of the new knowledge that we’ve learned from our work with communities. What is local governance? Well, think of the K-12 system, which is organized around local school districts, with budgets, programming, […]

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  To teach the whole child, a new report says, it’s best for teachers to braid academics together with social-emotional learning. “The promotion of social, emotional, and academic learning is not a shifting educational fad; it is the substance of education itself,” the report says, adding, “Social, emotional, and academic skills are all essential to […]

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