News & Press Releases
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...
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...
When kids create their own playground
In urban waste-material adventure playgrounds, children can build, climb, graffiti, and create.
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...
State-funded pre-kindergarten programs and their effects on children
Most states provide pre-kindergarten programs for 3- and/or 4-year-old children.
2016 UnConference: Maker Tots
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...
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.
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....
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?