Tag: Preschool Program

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Staffed Up: 4 ways to tackle retention, recruitment challenges in early childhood education

May 31, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

At Pittsburgh Public Schools, families are often denied early childhood spots because their income is too high to meet requirements under the grants that fund the programs. “There are a lot of families that we turn away that are not […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Seattle’s voter-approved pre-K program receiving national attention

December 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

By next year, the state of Washington aims to see 90% of entering kindergartners considered ready for school and eliminate disparities in young children’s performance based on race and family income. The city of Seattle and Seattle Public Schools are […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study: To reduce preschool expulsions, form stronger connections with parents

April 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Arizona, Colorado and Hawaii are among the states currently considering bills that would limit the suspension and expulsion of young children, either in preschool or in the early elementary grades. But lawmakers might not be considering the role of parent-teacher […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

A Preschool Program Works to Engage Low-Income Parents Early and Often

March 8, 2016

Via: MindShift

Access to quality preschool has become a hot topic in the US. Research indicates that the early years of a child’s life are critically important for development of language and numeracy skills, but access to high quality preschools is uneven across […]