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  • These Tips Will Make Public School Enrollment a Piece of Cake

      Summer is a time of transition for many families, and it can be a time of anticipation for students and parents who will start a new school in the fall. Luckily, Missouri Parent has done the legwork. These tips will make public school enrollment a piece of cake for your family!

  • 5 Things to Know About No Child Left Behind

      No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is one of the most important pieces of education legislation in America, which is why Missouri Parent created a multi-part series of posts explaining what NCLB is, how it came to be, and what it means to Missouri students. If you don’t have time to read all of our posts about the policy, here are five things to know about No Child Left Behind: 1) NCLB began in 1965 as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to help close the education gap between rich...

  • Child Development in the First Five Years

    Proper rest, good nutrition, and a safe home life are things that many of us take for granted, but that Missouri children born into poverty struggle with every day. From birth through kindergarten, a child’s home environment and basic care provisions have a huge impact on their educational success later in live. Missouri Parent believes that the first five years are critical to a child’s success, which is why we created this series of posts called Child Development in the First Five Years.

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