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KaBOOM to Install Play Equipment at VA Medical Centers, Fisher Houses

Nonprofit organization KaBOOM has entered into a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide play equipment such as Imagination Playground and Rigamajigs to VA medical centers and Fisher Houses nationwide. CarMax, KaBOOM’s corporate sponsor for the initiative, will help install four playgrounds and award 30 grants for Imagination Playgrounds and Rigamajigs in efforts to …

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MAXIMUS Georgia Call Center Certified as ‘Center of Excellence’

MAXIMUS’s Georgia Childcare and Parent Services call center has been recognized as a “Certified Center of Excellence” by BenchmarkPortal in collaboration with the Center for Customer-Driven Quality. Georgia CAPS is a statewide program that helps more than 57,000 children from low-income working families and families who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families …

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Report: Online Video Not Kid-Proof

Most online video sources are not doing enough to protect children from adult content, according to a report by the Parents Television Council. The report, “Untangling the Web of Internet Video,” rates Hulu, Fancast, /Slashcontrol and AT&T’s online video sites. Among the findings were lack of parental control options, unrated …

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Digital Baby Boom as Kids, Neonates Go Online

A few new technologies are taking advantage of the youngest generation of digital natives. Some companies, hoping to attract families with healthy, educational tools, are even targeting preschoolers with their new tools and platforms. A survey by Internet security company AVG found that 34 percent of American babies had a …

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