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.”
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.