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Effective family engagement can improve all aspects of a child’s development from birth throughout their school years. Maryland Families Engage provides resources designed for educators, child care providers, families, and community members alike to facilitate the best possible experiences for all children.

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Let’s Talk, Read and Sing about STEM: Tips for Families with Young Children
Too Small to Fail
Even the youngest child can learn basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Discover STEM with your child ...
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Top Five Halloween Safety Tips
5 Halloween Safety Tips (Infographic)
Malkia “Kia” McLeod
The Maryland State Department of Education's (MSDE) Division of Early Childhood wants every child to have a safe and happy ...
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National Principals Month with principal.
National Principals Month Ad
The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA)
In October, the American Federation of School Administrators, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the National Association of ...
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Hispanic school-age population faces.
The Faces of U.S. Public School Classrooms (Infographic)
National PTA
Hispanic kindergartners in public schools are overwhelmingly born in the U.S. (93%), compared with 86% of Hispanic students in grades ...
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The Michele and Brooke Ice Story: Car Seat Checks (video)
Safe Kids Worldwide
This mother had her car seat inspected, and it saved her daughter’s life. Today, the daughter makes it her job ...
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How to Give Good Directions (video)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Find out the steps to giving good directions and how to handle times when your child does not follow your ...
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