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Serve & Return: How Brain Building Starts at Home

Parenting

Serve & Return: How Brain Building Starts at Home

Before children are old enough to walk or talk, their brains are being wired in ways that will impact how they learn later in life. Parent-child interactions serve as the earliest building blocks for physical, cognitive and emotional development, particularly during the first three years of a child’s life. Parents can build stronger foundations for […]

Mayors Appreciation Luncheon Links Early Education and Workforce

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Mayors Appreciation Luncheon Links Early Education and Workforce

Mayors from West and Middle Tennessee gathered at Natchez Trace State Park in September to celebrate early education successes and learn more about the link between early education and a highly skilled workforce. Headlining the event was Tennessee’s Commissioner for Labor and Workforce Development, Jeff McCord. Joining Commissioner McCord was Dr. Jared Bigham, the Senior […]

Tennessee Child Care Crisis Solutions Series: Introduction

Child Care

Tennessee Child Care Crisis Solutions Series: Introduction

Having published the report, Want to Grow Tennessee’s Economy? Fix the Child Care Crisis, TQEE is now dedicated to doing just that. The study revealed that Tennessee’s child care system is rife with problems of affordability, quality and access. Fixing it will require more than tweaks to component parts.  The child care system is a […]

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