As the eyes of Texas are upon the coming budget cuts in Austin, a state that spends the majority of its funding on public education prepares for reductions that will decrease spending for education by at least 16%. While the budget issues are the current center of debate, other bills regarding education will likely gainRead… Read more »
Posts Tagged: children
It’s National Library Week and in honor of that event, I posted another blog entitled “Libraries as Linchpins to #Gov20 and #OpenGov.” In addition, I wanted to highlight a sweet project in Chicago that uses libraries as connection point for kids to access the web, inspiring collaboration and creativity. Here’s a video and more infoRead… Read more »
As many of you know, the birth of my first child (a boy!) is imminent. We just crossed the 39-week mark yesterday and we are just buzzing with excitement in the Krzmarzick household. So I set up a Twitter handle for him already: @WizKidKriz And, of course, I am planning to create a GovLoop profileRead… Read more »
For the first time, children as young as 5 have been shown to understand issues regarding integration and separation. The research confirms that the ethnic composition of primary schools has a direct impact on children’s attitudes towards those in other ethnic groups and on their ability to get on with their peers. Obviously, starting kidsRead… Read more »
I admit, like a number of my friends, I first opened a Facebook account in order to have a window on my children’s world. Some of my friends have told me that their children would be embarrassed to have them as friends — and so they are locked out. Others tell me that one reasonRead… Read more »
In the spirit of giving this donate a crib to a kid this holidays http://tinyurl.com/66btfcFor $100 a family will receive 1 crib, 2 sheets, 1sleep sack and baby safety education. It doesn’t get much better than that when facing a long cold winter.