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    Social Thinking: Necessary for Success

    It is hard to believe but preschoolers, three to four year olds, are more likely than teenagers to get expelled from school. A study done by Yale in 2005 found that Pre-K students are expelled at a rate more than 3 times that of children in grades K-12. Based on this study it seems clear that young children are not automatically learning the skills they need to self-regulate and function as part of a group. Click here to continue reading

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    Understanding Poverty and its Implications on our Youngest Citizens

    The federal poverty line has served as the most widely cited indicator of need in the US. Based on Census estimates released last week, of the 86,479 children birth to age 5 in Mecklenburg County, approximately 17,258 (20.1%) are living in poverty…read more

    For more from Council for Children’s Rights click here

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