Category Archives: Early Learning

Kindergarteners’ Visitation to Libraries and Museums

By Deanne W. Swan, PhD Senior Statistician, IMLS As an analyst, I don’t often get to go into the field to see first-hand the wonderful work that our nation’s libraries and museums are doing. With summer winding down, I see excited … Continue reading

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Giving Children a Foundation for Learning

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Harriet Henderson Coalter is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the … Continue reading

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The Nature of Childhood

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Dave Becker is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for his leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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Museums, Libraries Play an Important Role in Early Learning

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Did you know that we have more than 140,000 museums and libraries in this country? Oftentimes museums and libraries are overlooked when it comes to our nation’s efforts to turn around early learning. The early … Continue reading

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