News Service Category: Childcare

Stricter background checks could ensnare thousands of child care workers

Should someone convicted of assault for a schoolyard brawl decades ago be banned from working in child care? What if that person was charged but never convicted? A sea change in state and federal laws governing criminal background checks for child care workers, intended to improve safety in day care, could force out thousands who have a prior offense, even if they’ve…

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To Stem Tide Of Childcare Staff Turnover, Providers Try Increasing Benefits

Keeping good employees is a challenge for any industry. But for childcare centers the struggle is particularly acute, with a roughly 30 percent turnover rate each year. In a field where institutional knowledge translates to better quality care, industry leaders are straining to find ways to keep their staff for longer than a few years….


Family Resource Center Prepares More than 300 Kids for School


Job Training Synced With Childcare Gets Boston Mothers Into New Careers


ABCD Insight – February 2018


Head Start Center Open in Mattapan


ABCD Insight Fall/Winter 2017


HUNDREDS OF ABCD HEAD START CHILDREN CELEBRATE ON BOSTON COMMON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY HUNDREDS OF ABCD HEAD START CHILDREN CELEBRATE ON BOSTON COMMON WHAT: An estimated 2,500 children (ages 3 to 5 years-old) gather to celebrate the end of the year andstart of summer with field day activities and a resource fair for Head Start families, friends and supporters.     WHERE: Around the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common     WHEN: Friday, June 2, 10 a.m. to NOON…

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HEAD START & EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN GREATER BOSTON

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HEAD START & EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN GREATER BOSTON ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TODDLERS, INFANTS & BABIES As the season of autumn commences, Action for Boston Community Development continues to accept applications for newborns, babies, toddlers, and children up to age…

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GRAND OPENING

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org or Lee Phenner Desk:  617.348.6241 Cell: 339.368.1140 lee.phenner@bostsonabcd.org   Grand Opening 10 a.m., TODAY for ABCD Head Start Early Learning Center Serving 139 Low-Income Children, Families in Malden, Medford & Everett U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, State Rep. Paul Donato Mayors of Malden, Medford and Everett to…

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