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Texas Early Learning Council “Little Texans Big Futures”

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Infant, Toddler, Three Year Old Development Guidelines As educators of young children, we wish to share a new statewide public awareness campaign on the importance of early childhood development titled “Little Texans Big Futures.” The campaign message is based on the new Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines. Parental Concerns Choosing Day Care for Your [...]

Searching for Child Care – Beware

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State Agency Hires Staff to Shut Down Illegal Day Care The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (“DFPS”) recently announced plans to hire 40 additional staff whose only job is to track down illegal care operators.   The purpose of these new employees will be twofold; Either bring these illegal day care operators into [...]

Cyclosporiasis Outbreak In North Texas Reported

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Local Produce Growers Business Booming As A Result Many local produce growers are enjoying major increases in business as a result of the cyclosporiasis outbreak in North Texas. It's a one-celled parasite called Cyclospora cayetanensis that results in cyclospora infection. You become infected by drinking water or eating food that have that has been contaminated [...]

Texas Rising Star Awarded Junior’s Junction

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Junior’s Junction Partners With Texas Workforce Commission Our Mission Statement states: To partner with parents in raising their child to meet the demands of our future.” One of the steps we have taken in fulfilling that goal is to become a Texas Rising Star Accredited Center. Providers of Child Care Services can apply to the [...]

Junior’s Junction and Child Care Associates

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Child Care Management Services Often parents inquire about available child care assistance programs. Child Care Associates manages such a program available through the Texas Workforce Commission titled Child Care Management Services (“CCMS”). What is the purpose of CCMS? Child Care Associates is the largest private, non-profit child development organization, operating 37 child development centers throughout [...]