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Rochester Women Magazine Articles
Thanks to an ongoing, in-kind donation from Rochester Women Magazine, First Steps publishes articles related to child development and parenting in every issue. Subjects range from teaching children early reading skills to balancing work and family responsibilities. Follow this link to read the articles.
First Steps in the News
Program helps parents plant 'SEEDS for School Success'
Michon Rogers joins Rochester Area Foundation staff
Don't waste opportunity to close achievement gap
Efforts to improve literacy sprout from SEEDS
Workplace flexibility leads to better employees
Rochester Area Foundation chooses officers
First Steps initiative assesses its path
First Steps initiative battles expectations
Sheila Kiscaden joins First Steps program
IBM to award $100,000 to First Steps, bringing total contribution to $175,000
Forum to address pre-kindergarten education
First Steps, schools team up on childhood screening
Editorial: First Steps survey assesses strengths, weaknesses
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Research & Studies