As one of her first acts as Mayor of Rochester, NY, Lovely Warren convened an Early Learning Council. Since then, the Mayor and her city have become national leaders in connecting children, parents, and early education. How does she do it? That’s what we discussed.
Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff, Director of Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child, presented Congressional testimony that “provides a scientific basis for critically analyzing the effects of, and response to, the family separation policy.”
Last week we noted the unveiling of Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Learning System Plan. The report itself merits deeper consideration.
With the most recent election cycle now firmly in the rearview mirror — and with new governors and state legislatures largely back in session — one topic increasingly heading many legislative agendas: Early childhood learning.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are publishing Dr. King’s 1947 article written by in the Moorehouse College campus newspaper, the Maroon Tiger titled “The Purpose of Education.”
High quality child care? A NYC report highlights the role and potential for publicly funded universal preschool programs.
According to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, about 94 percent of New York City’s prekindergarten programs “met or exceeded a threshold that predicts positive student outcomes after pre-K.”
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.”