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Please Return Your Completed Census TODAY!

"If 100% of households mailed back their forms, taxpayers would save $1.5 BILLION dollars. Let's all do our part and mail back our forms!"  --USCENSUS


 The Census is only done every ten years and it determines how much funding Massachusetts will receive for schools and other federally funded programs including how many representatives we get to send to Congress!  Please take 10 minutes and fill out your 10-question form today!

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New Website for Parents of Teens...
4Parents.gov is part of a national public education campaign to provide parents with the information, tools and skills they need to help their teens make healthy choices, including waiting until marriage to have sex. Nothing is more important for a child, pre-teen, or teen than...
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Two Major Recall/Warnings! 9:58 am edt          Comments


MAFAC Supports current House Health Insurance Reform Bill
Massachusetts Family and Child encourages you to call your U.S. Rep (see our Advocacy page for contact info) and urge him or her to vote Yes on the current Health Insurance Reform Bill. 

Urge your Representative to support the President’s effort to enact critical health reform now and give more than 95% of the children in America a chance for a healthy start in life.  --Children's Defense Fund


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Happy St. Patrick's Day to All!
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Stand for Children Make- a -Sign (on-line) Campaign

Stand for Children is asking you to help send the message to state legislators that we need to stop education cuts.  To make a sign, on-line, that will be delivered to the State House on the SFC advocacy day, cliick here:


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Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation asked 40,000 of our nation's public school teachers for their thoughts on American Education with the goal of placing teachers’ voices at the center of the discourse around education reform.  See, hear, read more here...
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Reminder: BAEYC Conference 3/12/10
BAEYC Old Colony Chapter's
Personal Pathways to Professionalism Conference
Friday, March 12, 2010
(snow date Saturday, March 13)
Bridgewater State College
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