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#EndExpulsion Fact Sheets

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Toolkit

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Early care and education, or early childhood education (ECE), is one of those important resources in the community where this happens most clearly. However, too many kids miss out on the support, early identification of concerns, and positive relationships from ECE for a number of reasons. One of those reasons is when kids are excluded from these spaces. We know that challenging behavior is real and can really put strain on teachers, parents, and other caregivers who may already be stressed for other reasons. We also know that behavior is the way kids communicate what they need. We also know what works to support teachers and other caregivers. Share these fact sheets far and wide so that teachers, parents, administrators, and funders of ECE can know how they can #EndExpulsion and #IgniteInclusion