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Campus Child Care to celebrate Week of the Young Child

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Campus Child Care will celebrate the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Week of the Young Child, scheduled from Sunday, April 6, through Saturday, April 12. Week of the Young Child (WOYC) is a time to recognize the needs of young children and thank adults involved in their education and care. Parents, teachers, caregivers and…

Campus Child Care to host book fair

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NIU’s Campus Child Care Center will host a Scholastic Book Fair during the week of March 24. Funds raised will help purchase books and materials for the center’s classrooms. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend this event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers. The book fair will be open from 8 a.m. to…

‘Freedom Writer’ to speak March 14 at NIU

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NIU’s 34th annual Children’s Literature Conference takes place Friday, March 14, in the Holmes Student Center. Under the theme “Inspiring with Literature,” organizers hope that conference participants will leave motivated and better equipped to connect with students through literature: This year’s speakers are uniquely qualified to discuss – and offer methods to ignite – the transformative power…

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