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ChildCareGroup in The News:

2013:

January 7: Great Adventure Hunt Changes Its Sights On A New Site For 2013

Jeanne Prejean, MySweetCharity, to read article, click here

2012:

November 1: Texas falls short with child care, report says

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press, Reporter News to read article, click here

November 1: Advocates: Day care oversight still issue in Texas

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press, Tulsa World to read article, click here

June 4: Event Honors Child Care Professionals

Bob Miller, Dallas Morning News to read article, click here

May 25: Public Eye

Dallas Business Journal to read article, click here

April 17: DFW Closeup

Ashley Roberts, CW 33 to watch clip, click here

Former DISD chief has radical education plan

Steve Blow, Dallas Morning News to read article, click here

2011:

May 25: United Way Announces Funding

Kim Horner, Dallas Morning News to read article, click here

May 24: A Baby Step in Improving Child Care

Lisa Falkenberg, Houston Chronicle to read the article, click here

March 16: The Great Adventure hunt returns to NorthPark

Jeanne Prejean, My Sweet Charity to read the article, click here

March 4: A-hunting to Benefit care group

Dallas Morning News, Buisness Section to read article, click here

2010:

November/December: Child Care Information Exchange article The Heroic Beginnings of Child Care to read the article, click here

November 4: WFAA TV News StoryNew study recommends major nutritional changes at daycares to view the video, click here

November 4: Texas Stampede Boots and Bling article — Robert Miller, Dallas Morning News to read the article, click here

October: United Way Day of Caring — Volunteers from Alliance Data held a work day at Our Anderson ChildCareGroup Center to view the pictures, click here

2009:

November 6-12: GetChildCareNOW.com was highlighted in Dallas Business Journal — to read the article, click here

October 27: The Dallas Cowboys' Rookie Club Visitied Our MLK Child Development Center and carved pumpkins and read "The Great Pumpkin" to preschoolers
Dallas Morning News was there; to view vidio, click here

September 24: CCG is grateful for the generosity of the Dallas Mavericks Foundation and Child's Play, Inc. for providing our Anderson ChildCareGroup Center with a beautiful refurbished and safe playground.
NBA. com
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for story

August 18: CCG reaches out families during these tough economic times — story features stay-at-home dads
CBS 11 (KTVT/TXA 21-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Steve Pickettt, reporting
To read story and view video, click here

July 31: 'Jacob's Law' aims to prevent child deaths in hot vehicles — this new law takes effect in September; ChildCareGroup provides mandated training, "Search Our Seats," for area providers.
ABC Channel 8 (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth)
to view featured story, click here

July 26: CCG featured in DMN article, "Mom fights to prevent heat deaths"—ChildCareGroup's new mandatory transportation training highlighted

Dallas Morning News, Metro Section (front page)

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June 30: ChildCareGroup's new transportation training initiative, Search Our Seats (SOS), will assist day care center owners, operators, and employees meet the new law which mandates a minimum of two hours of transportation safety training.

CBS 11 (KTVT/TXA 21-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Steve Pickettt, reporting
for audio and to read story, click here

June 11: Leaders in the early childhood development industry recognize early child care professionals at a dinner and awards program at the World Trade Center. . .

Dallas Morning News, Business Section—Robert Miller's column

click here for article

April 24: ChildCareGroup Parade Celebrates Week of the Young Child — more than 500 children, ages 3-5, from Dallas-area child care centers marched down MLK Boulevard celebrating the National Week of the Young Child . . .
Neighborsgo.com: post your community news
click here for story and pictures

February 22: ChildCareGroups helps low-income families file taxes and receive benefits of the earned income tax credit.

February 19:Some Texas Families Lose Child Care in Bad Economy: Local child care centers are closing due to economic crisis, says Susan Hoff, CEO, ChildCareGroup
CBS 11 (KTVT/TXA 21-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Steve Pickettt, reporting
for audio and to read story, click here

February 4: North TX Mother Pushes for Tougher Daycare Laws: A Mother's Mission— Transportation safety training . . . state lawmakers take action
CBS 11 (KTVT/TXA 21-Dallas/Ft. Worth) J.D. Miles, reporting
to view story, click here

January 20: United Way gets new executive from ChildCareGroup: Susan Hoff to make farewell remarks and present Advocate Awards at Agency's annual meeting on February 5th.
Dallas Morning News, Business Section—Robert Miller's column
click here for article

2008:

December 13: South Dallas 'Born Learning' families enjoy holiday arts and crafts—hosted by ChildCareGroup, United Way, and Centex, corporate underwriter
click here for the full story

December 9: Classroom Computers Enhance Education: Susan Hoff, Past President of ChildCareGroup quoted: ". . . We know in DISD about 35-40 percent of children get to kindergarten behind. Part of the development lag is not knowing how to use computers . . ."
KERA News, Bill Zeebie reports--to hear his commentary, click here

December 4: ChildCareGroup Tea to Feature Babar: ChildCareGroup will hold its 12th annual Tea fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, December 7 at the Fairmont Dallas.
Dallas Morning News, Business Section—Robert Miller's column
click here for article

November 17: The Center for Nonprofit Management announces the winners of its eighth annual Awards of Excellence for the nonprofit sector on November 14. ChildCareGroup receives Excellence in Mission Achievement award with budgets of $1 million and over.
Dallas Morning News, Business Section—Robert Miller's column
click here for article

October 2: Local ChildCareGroup Urging Government for Help: A group of local child care providers is urging the government for help
CBS 11 (KTVT/TXA 21-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Bud Gillet, reporting
for audio and to read story, click here

September 5:

Investing in Early Childhood Education: How you can make a difference: Keynote presentation: 2008 Community Early Education Summit featuring David L. Kirp, Ph.D., Professor at Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkley and author of "The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement" and "Kids-First Politics"; moderated by Krys Boyd, KERA. Click HERE to listen.

September 3: Commentary on Investing in Early Childhood Education by Susan Hoff
KERA 90.1 Talk Radio
to download audio/read script, click here

August 27:Born Learning: A unique community outreach program in Dallas is helping little ones with their learning skills before they hit the classroom door.
ABC (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Channel 8, Daybreak News, John McCaa reporting
click here for news clip

August 22: Seminar to focus on Dallas' early education needs : David L. Kirp, Ph.D. featured guest
Dallas Morning News, Business Section—Robert Miller's column
click here for article

August 21: Economic impact of rising cost of food/gas on providers, parents, and the child care industry
ABC (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Channel 8, Daybreak News

July 28: Daycares work to keep kids safe during heat wave
CBS 11 (KTVT-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Steve Pickett reports

for news clip, click here

June 21: Preschoolers get an extra boost: Born Learning Program expands to Dixon Circle in South Dallas
Dallas Morning News, Metro—Focus on South Dallas, by Beverly DeBase
for article, click here

June 6: Experts Worry Kids Will Be Left Alone This Summer
CBS 11 (KTVT-Dallas/Ft. Worth) J.D. Miles reports
for news clip, click here

June 5: Born Learning Program: Helps Parents Teach Kids Before They Start School
Fox 4 News (Dallas/Ft. Worth) Natalie Solia reporting

click here to view video

June 3: Professionals on early childhood to be honored: Award ceremony recognizes Dallas-area early childhood professionals for their talent and dedication, June 5th at the Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Morning News. Business Section—Bob Miller's column
click here for article

May 19: Project aims to give low-income Dallas toddlers an educational boost (University of Texas project that is a 'junior' version of the Texas Early Education Model for preschool)
Dallas Morning News Metro Section and DallasNews.com, by Staci Hupp
click here for article

May 13: What to look for before committing to a day care center . . . ChildCareGroup's Resource & Referral program highlighted
News-Journal.com by Wes Ferguson

for article, click here

April 17: National Week of the Young Child Parade celebrates childrenDallas Mayor, Tom Leppert, and close to 1000 children, parents, teachers, and community leaders marched down MLK Boulevard showing their support for quality early childhood education.
Dallas Morning News, DallasNews.com, DMN-Video/editing: Ron Baselice

to view video, click here
Dallas Morning News, Metro Section picture and article
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April 1: Response to a National Institute for Early Education Research Study, "The State of Preschool 2007," regarding the lack of quality child care; access and funding for middle and low-income children.
ABC (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Channel 8, Daybreak News

April 1: "Telecommunicating from home for ChildCareGroup"
ABC (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Channel 8, Daybreak News

March 24: Babies-at-work programs let new parents stay close to their kids
Dallas Morning News, Metro Section by Eric Aasen

March 3:ChildCareGroup's "Babies at Work" program featured on Dish Network HD News, channel 9482

February 29: United Way's Agency Executive of the Year awarded to Susan Hoff, President/CEO of ChildCareGroup
Dallas Morning News, Business Section—Bob Miller's column
click here for story

February 28: ChildCareGroup recognizes Foundations and Community Partners—Advocates honored for their outstanding support and service
The Park Cities News, Inside the Community
for article, click here

February 12: Our own Bobbie Blair, caregiver at MLK ChildCareGroup Center, was recognized as a Free to be Hero
CW33 (KDAF-Dallas/Ft. Worth)
News at Nine

for more information, click here

January 18: "Educational activites for parents to do with their children"
ABC (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Channel 8, Daybreak News

January 2-3:

"Company let's moms bring infants to work": Infants at Work program receives national coverage
NBC (KARE 11, Mineapolis, MN)

2007:

Below is a listing of some of our media and press coverage—with a total of nearly 200 hits in 2007.

December 27-28:

"Company let's moms bring infants to work"— Infants at Work program
NBC 5 (KXAS-Dallas/Ft. Worth) David Quinlan, reporter

December 26:

"Dallas employer welcomes babies at work"
ABC (WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth) Channel 8 John McCaa, reporter

November 1:
Some Parents Putting Kids in School One Year Later . . . "red-shirting kindergarteners"
CBS 11 (KTVT-Dallas/Ft. Worth) J.D. Miles, reporter

October 5, 2007:
"Eight non-profits embark on business boot camp" . . .ChildCareGroup one of 8 Dallas area non-profit groups chosen to participate in intensive 10 month program to expand and fund its Resource and Referral service for Corporate clients.
Dallas Business Journal, Jennifer Gordon-Staff Writer
click here for story

Fall 2007
"Born Learning, Making everyday moments teaching moments" . . . A United Way Initiative of which ChildCareGroup is a project partner.
Tocqueville Times (a United Way publication)

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September 6:
Commentary on School Readiness Certificaton System by Susan Hoff
KERA 90.1 Talk Radio
to download PDF, click here

August 26:
Pre-K School Ratings Could Help Parents: Closing the gap for children who enter school behind may be easier than it appears as Texas is the only state in the U.S. that rates pre-K schools.
NBC 5 (KXAS-Dallas/Ft. Worth) David Quinlan, reporter

August 24:
State creates ratings for early childhood centers: Texas first in nation to assess how well pre-kindergarten programs teach kids
The Dallas Morning News
to download story, click here

August 19:
A new rating system for preschools: The Texas State Center for Early Childhood Development is announcing a new voluntary ratings system of sorts for preschools.
The Dallas Morning News: Opinion Letters
to download, click here

2005:

Featured in the "Greater Dallas Vision". To download, click here.

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