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Early childhood educators: Play is learning

July 16, 2018

Via: AFT News

Early childhood educators from several countries joined AFT members in a discussion about the importance of children’s play and the threat of privatization.

Leading off the panel discussion was Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers member Rhonda Hall, who said it’s crucial for the union to take a seat at the table when policy is made on education and family services. That’s because the union is a powerful advocate for early education, a good thing because “so often when I talk to policymakers about adequate funding or a living wage, all I hear is crickets.”

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