The pandemic has threatened literacy education. Here’s how tutors are fighting back.
Preschool programs strive to involve parents, train teachers to improve preschool outcomes
In East St. Louis, the school district is helping parents get back on their feet
To facilitate interaction among ideas presented in Moving Beyond False Choices for Early Childhood Educators, Series Editor Stacie G. Goffin offers opening comments. For readers new to the Series, her introduction explains the series’ intent. Laura Bornfreund was asked to review the series’ most recent five blogs and identify emerging themes along with their policy implications. She lifts up three issues… Read more »
To facilitate interaction among ideas presented in Moving Beyond False Choices for Early Childhood Educators, Series Editor Stacie G. Goffin offers opening comments. For readers new to the Series, her introduction explains the series’ intent. Maurice Sykes urges us to delve deeper to understand why the issues of preparation and education, compensation and status, and… Read more »
Finding “vampires,” angling solar panels, tracking cafeteria waste – all become lessons
This is the fifth and final post in New America’s blog series, DLL Data Gaps, and summarizes key findings and recommendations for state policy leaders. Click here to learn more about this project and access the other blogs in the series. Across a variety of domains, states need better data to more equitably serve dual language learners (DLLs) in… Read more »
High-quality teachers are an essential component of an effective pre-K program. After all, young children’s learning depends on the quality of interactions they have and the relationships they form with adults. While there is much debate in the early education field right now about teacher qualifications and preparation requirements, there has been less discussion on… Read more »
Over the past several decades, the number of young children enrolled in formal, center-based early childhood education, which can include Head Start, state-funded pre-K, and private child care programs, has grown dramatically. For example, while only 23 percent of four-year-olds were enrolled in formal early learning programs in 1968, that number increased to 65 percent… Read more »
The Omnibus bill introduces a new Open Textbook Pilot, investing in projects that create or expand the use of open educational sources.