Champions Site Director named local hero

Melanie Buxton, site director at Champions in Federal Way, Wash., is more than a positive influence in the lives of the children she serves every day. Her efforts to go above and beyond to make an impact on her community have earned her a Hero Award, an award given by Federal Way Public Schools in…

Why we celebrate the Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child recognizes young children for their innate sense of curiosity, unique way of seeing the world, and general sense of wonder. More than 40 years ago, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) created a week in which national and local leaders would recognize the impact children…

KinderCare centers celebrate the season of giving

Introducing children to their sense of community at an early age gives them a sense of belonging, ownership, and social concern. The holidays are the season of giving, and at KinderCare Education centers across the country, children learned just how satisfying it can be to help those in need. A show of support despite the…

KU Weekly News for February 3

For the week of February 3, 2014. KinderCare Purse thief targets working mothers KIRO-TV A parent had her laptop and purse stolen out of her care in a Redmond (WA) KinderCare parking lot. Read more  Industry Salem-Keizer kindergartners score slightly lower than state average in early literacy and math Statesman Journal Students entering kindergarten in…