Children

Connections: Discussing how to educate students at home during the coronavirus pandemic

Teachers and parents across Monroe County had to act quickly last week when the county ordered all schools to close. They’ve developed lessons and...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 10:15am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the coronavirus on low-income families

Low-income families are in a particularly vulnerable spot as the coronavirus spreads. If schools close, where can kids get meals? What happens for...
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Fri, 03/13/2020 - 10:29am
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Bello says firm will review County's Child Protective Services

In 2018, as then-Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo initiated her plan to tackle long-standing problems in the county's overburdened Child...
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Mon, 03/09/2020 - 12:36pm
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Connections: Discussing how to positively motivate children to pursue their interests

A book authored by Eastman School of Music graduate Lauren Haley provides tips for how to develop motivation and talent in children through music. “Kids...
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Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:20am
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Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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Connections: How to help children who struggle with suicidal thoughts

New research shows the number of children and teens visiting emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts to take their own lives has doubled...
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Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:02pm
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Caregivers of young children urged to avoid digital toys

Flashy digital toys provide intense stimulation for young children, but they cannot match the developmental benefits offered by traditional toys like...
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Wed, 12/05/2018 - 1:46pm
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Connections: Is there a brewing crisis in early intervention services in Monroe County?

Is there a brewing crisis in early intervention childhood services in Western New York? Monroe County is asking New York State to change the...
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Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:54am
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Connections: Discussing issues faced by local children and families

What are the most important issues facing children and families in our community? A local nonprofit -- The Children's Agenda -- has a list of...
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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:16am
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Connections: The future of CHIP

What is going on with CHIP? The Children's Health Insurance Program has been widely discussed as a potential victim of budget cuts in Washington. What...
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Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:57am
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