News & Press Releases

May 23

Early Childhood Advocates Call for Universal Pre-k

A group of advocates, school board members, teachers and Pittsburgh City Council members called for affordable, high-quality, inclusive...

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May 2

Reading Your Way to a Culturally Responsive Classroom

"Four-year-old Yasmin, who is Black, walks into the dramatic play area, enjoying the sound of the beads in her braids clicking to the...

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Apr 7

When kids create their own playground

In urban waste-material adventure playgrounds, children can build, climb, graffiti, and create.

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Apr 6

How much can high-quality universal pre-k reduce achievement gaps?

Ensuring that all children are entering kindergarten with the foundational academic skills they need to succeed is a major priority for...

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Apr 4

State-funded pre-kindergarten programs and their effects on children

Most states provide pre-kindergarten programs for 3- and/or 4-year-old children.

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Mar 31

2016 UnConference: Maker Tots


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Mar 29

Early education makes for good politics

Education is an issue that serves as a linchpin for many of the other issue concerns of voters, such as job security, economic...

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Mar 28

India invests in early education, and we should emulate its commitment

India makes my point. So do Bangladesh and China and Turkey and Colombia and the Democratic Republic of Congo and Malaysia.

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Mar 23

How the military created the best child care system in the nation

In national surveys of state oversight and program standards for child care, the Department of Defense repeatedly comes out on top....

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Mar 21

High-quality pre-K has lifelong health impact

Do you remember your child's first teacher? Your first teacher? The most influential teacher in your life?

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