News & Press Releases

Mar 21

Learn about OCDEL's integrated services

Please watch a short video from OCDEL Deputy Secretary, Michelle Figlar, on...

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Mar 18

PAEYC UnConference speaker stresses importance of respect and dignity

The only way we can be treated with dignity and respect is if we are willing to extend the same courtesy to others, said the keynote...

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Mar 15

New study: Science achievement gaps begin early and linger

We talk a lot about the word gap in the early education...

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Mar 14

The value of play I: The definition of play gives insights

Play in our species serves many valuable purposes.

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Mar 10

Developing a brain: Early childhood education impacts a child's future

"For children to be successful in the public school system, they have to enter the public school system ready...

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Mar 8

Homework is wrecking our kids: The research is clear, let's ban elementary homework

"There is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students."

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Mar 7

Everyone loves the idea of preschool, so why don't all our kids get to go to one?

It's hard to think of another education reform idea that has garnered as much supportamong advocates of various ideological stripes as...

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Mar 3

Impact of arts on early learning

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are an education priority at the local, state, and national levels.

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Mar 1

The biggest hole in the STEM pipeline starts before kindergarten

It's a well-established problem that too few blacks and Hispanics, and too few women of all colors, pursue degrees and careers in the...

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Mar 1

Investing in early childhood education means playing the long game

Last May, Governor Tom Wolf held a news conference in front of the Camp Hill state prison in Cumberland County.

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