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‘Horrifying’: Alarm over NSW’s child protection failures – Sydney Morning Herald

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size A scathing report has found the NSW government is failing to meet any of its child protection responsibilities, with children cycling through temporary and emergency accommodation and the department not properly responding to serious allegations of abuse. The NSW Ombudsman’s report, which has been labelled as “horrifying”

UK early childhood researchers develop progress monitoring training for US schools – UKNow

Collin Shepley, Ph.D., principal investigator on the project, said few resources exist to help teachers develop best practices for progress monitoring, despite it being an essential tool for serving students with an individualized education plan (IEP) or at risk for disability or delay.  When creating an IEP, educators identify meaningful learning objectives for each student,

New parents in Baltimore could get a $1,000 ‘baby bonus’ to reduce childhood poverty – NPR

Nate Golden, president of the Maryland Child Alliance, holds a petition form for the Baltimore Baby Fund, on Wednesday in Baltimore. Stephanie Scarbrough/AP Stephanie Scarbrough/AP BALTIMORE — New parents in Baltimore could receive a $1,000 “baby bonus” if voters approve a proposal that aims to help reduce childhood poverty from birth with a modest one-time