What role can the arts play in early childhood learning? The National Endowment for the Arts recently hosted a 90-minute webinar titled “New Research on the Arts & Early Childhood: A Symposium.”
Investing in early childhood learning means, of course, investing in a child’s future. But what about investing in preschool teachers?
A new report suggests poor counting in the previous U.S. Census could negatively affect funding that supports early childhood learning and development. And things might not get better for the next one.
For policymakers who seek an overall picture of early childhood education data in their state, many of them have no single “dashboard” of data to consult.
An education and policy question for early learning professionals: Would increased coordination between the home visiting and early education fields…
With the extreme partisanship we see in government and politics today, one area where policymakers came together to find common ground: Early childhood learning.
Connecting early childhood education to a successful elementary school experience means focusing on more than just the transition. It also requires “alignment.” What’s that? Read on…
For children and their parents, the transition from preschool to kindergarten is an exciting and daunting time — and getting it right can make a big difference in a child’s education success down the road. The Education Commission of the States outlines the keys to successful transitions.
“No Small Matter is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for good in America today: early childhood education… The film lays out the overwhelming evidence for the importance of the first five years, and reveals how our failure to act on that evidence has resulted in an everyday crisis for American families, and a slow-motion catastrophe for the country.”