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Boston’s Path to Universal Preschool Offers Lessons For Other Cities

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

From The Boston Globe: “To expand, Boston Public Schools partnered with organizations with preschool programs like the Boys & Girls Clubs and the YMCA to help raise their standards to what is being offered in the public schools.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

School Readiness Funding Formula Being Quietly Pushed

Thursday, April 4, 2019

From Sarasota Herald-Tribune: “Each year lawmakers allocate hundreds of millions in funding to pay for child care for low-income families, but, despite the amount of money being moved around, no one knows the rationale for how much each county receives.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

From The New York Times: “When children are younger, arts education helps develop their capacity for collaboration, for creativity, and even for asking questions.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Celebrating Women in Early Childhood Education

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

From New America: “In 2018, women represented 94 percent of the two million child care educators and 98 percent of pre-K and kindergarten teachers.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Pre-Kindergarten Teachers Ask Florida Lawmakers to Count Them, Too

Monday, March 25, 2019

From South Florida Sun Sentinel: “The educators are not counted for purposes of certain retirement benefits, class size requirements or other areas of law they could gain from. Yet they must follow the same academic standards, sign the same employment contracts and meet the same observation requirements as others in their district.” Read the full article… Continue Reading Pre-Kindergarten Teachers Ask Florida Lawmakers to Count Them, Too