Education

Oft-Overlooked Threads Woven into ECE’s Thorny Knot

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 »

Musings from a Midwest Road Trip

One of the best things about being a faculty member is the incredible flexibility during the summer. Although I am only on a nine-month contract and have to hustle for grant or contract funding to maintain a nice standard of living (here is what I did last summer), it’s great to be in almost complete… Read more »

Let’s Be Honest: It’s About Sexism, Classism, and Racism

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 »

Dual Language Learner Data Gaps: Takeaways for State Policy Leaders

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 »