Minnesota Parents Know is a resource filled with convenient and trusted child development, health and parenting information. The Minnesota Parents Know Website is founded on the belief that parents are the first and most important teacher in a child's life. Parents are likely to benefit, however, from the aid and support of experts' information on child health, development, nutrition and safety in raising strong and healthy children.
The site has been developed for parents with extensive input of parents and provides up-to-date research-based information on children from birth through grade 12, strategies to support children's learning, newsletters, expert tips, an interactive early childhood and child care search, connections to Minnesota services and resources, video clips, a parent Web literacy tutorial and a customized search function of high quality, non-commercial child development and health Websites.
One of Governor Tim Pawlenty's early childhood initiatives, Minnesota Parents Know, was funded by the 2006 Minnesota Legislature. This site is hosted by the Minnesota Department of Education and is provided for parents following extensive parent input and research. Partnerships with the Minnesota Department of Education are essential for the success of this site, and include:
If you have questions about this Website, contact MN.ParentsKnow@state.mn.us
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