Early Childhood Education

Summer camps and tutoring are popular, but holding students back because of a test score is not
The first application window for Colorado’s new free preschool program runs from Jan. 17 to Feb. 14.
The early burst of interest could mean enrollment in Colorado’s free preschool program will exceed the 30,000 children expected to participate during the first year.
As a Black woman, a parent, and an educator, curbing early childhood suspensions and expulsions is personal.
El programa de preescolar gratis de Colorado pagará por 10-30 horas semanales de preescolar el año antes de entrar al Kinder. Aquí está todo lo que necesitas saber.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis delivered the first State of the State of his second term and said he wants to eliminate state withholding of education money by the time he leaves office.
In his inauguration speech, the governor said he would make college tuition free for working-class families and expand preschool to all Illinois families.
Pritzker said he wants to make Illinois the number one state for making child care accessible to families during his second term in office.
Polis proposes in 2023-24 providing free training for jobs in education, health care, and construction trades.
Los sistemas de inscripción para el preescolar y los estudiantes de K-12 son separados, y esto ha confundido a algunos padres.
The bigger objective of improving pre-K: Containing the pandemic’s long-term impact on children and their education in Tennessee’s largest school district.
The $10 million initiative aims to help the influx of asylum-seeking families from South America who have come to New York City over the past several months. Previously, undocumented familes were not eligible for subsized child care.
Mayor Eric Adams plans to open 800 new special education seats for New York City’s for 3- and 4-year-old children by this spring. Hundreds of kids have been waiting to get into programs that meet their needs.
The guide also includes a teacher’s perspective on helping students successfully go from home to school environments after COVID’s disruptions.
Advocates and others say the city’s “Read by 4th” campaign and other efforts have built a strong foundation.
A significant number of Philadelphia’s children struggle to get adequate and consistent meals, recent data show.
“We understand that if students see themselves valued, reflected, and honored in books and learning experiences that we provide them, they’re more likely to learn.”
This veteran preschool teacher spoke with Chalkbeat Philadelphia about teaching preschoolers to share, common misconceptions about early learners, and more.
Local and national reading advocates speak about the need to help students read by using evidence-based reading strategies to get students on track early.
Early childhood education advocates have long argued that low wages prevent child care centers from retaining employees for a long time. A new study finds a gap in wages between early childhood teachers and teachers in kindergarten despite having the same degree.
The new grant comes as Pennsylvania introduces standards to help teachers address bias.
Mayor Jim Kenney and others stressed that early education is crucial to children’s development and academic success
The state on Wednesday revealed numbers long awaited by preschool providers around Colorado — the amount they’ll be paid for each child enrolled in universal preschool.
Gone by the wayside are reading programs that encourage children to figure out what a jumble of letters says by looking at the picture or using other clues to guess the word.
The Democratic governor says education is on the right track, but his GOP opponent wants a new direction.
In September, Colorado officials proposed that some children get an extra 10 hours a week of tuition-free preschool next year. Now, the number of additional hours is up in the air.
The state granted extensions to a dozen school districts where most but not all K-3 teachers completed the training.
Students who struggled before the pandemic are having the toughest time catching up.
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