Tag: early education

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

What if every child could start school ready?

November 11, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Children begin learning the moment they’re born. That means it’s never too early to begin setting children up for future academic success. When we talk to them and read to them, we expose them to a more literature-rich environment that […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pre-to-3: Working conditions linked to high early educator turnover

November 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The pay gap that exists between early educators and those who work in K-12 schools is frequently blamed for high turnover in the early-childhood education field. But back and knee pain, below-average cardiorespiratory health and work-related injuries might also have […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Former Georgia pre-K students score higher than peers at 3rd grade

July 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Few states have as much experience with public pre-K as Georgia. The first to create a universal state-funded program — not restricted to low-income families or children facing other risks — the state created a model that has inspired other […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Early-childhood advocates alarmed at growth of online preschool programs

October 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The petition posted by Defending the Early Years and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood asserts that “virtual preschool may save states money, but it’s at the expense of children and families.” It also ends with a plea for universal […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

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 […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report Details Pay Gap for Early Education Teachers

June 17, 2016

Via: Education News

The U.S. Department of Education and Health and Human Services has released a report that reveals a considerable gap in pay for early education teachers and the impact that such a pay gap has on schools’ ability to recruit and […]