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Brooklyn Eagle
2 months ago
Brooklyn

NYC Council, parents rally to restore 3-K, pre-K education cuts in city budget

NYC Council members, parents, and kids rallied at City Hall against budget cuts to early childhood education programs. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

Op-Ed | Prioritizing investments in early childhood education for New York City's economy and future | amNewYork

Affordable early childhood education crucial for NYC families.
Cuts in education programs threaten stability of families and NYC's economic growth. [ more ]
Chalkbeat
6 months ago
Education

Eric Adams' new budget cuts are lower than expected, but schools will still lose $100 million

New York City schools will face over $100 million in budget cuts for next fiscal year, including cuts to early childhood education.
The Education Department will face 0.6% in new cuts this month, but several city agencies received full or partial reprieves from the 5% cut. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 months ago
Brooklyn

NYC Council, parents rally to restore 3-K, pre-K education cuts in city budget

NYC Council members, parents, and kids rallied at City Hall against budget cuts to early childhood education programs. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

Op-Ed | Prioritizing investments in early childhood education for New York City's economy and future | amNewYork

Affordable early childhood education crucial for NYC families.
Cuts in education programs threaten stability of families and NYC's economic growth. [ more ]
Chalkbeat
6 months ago
Education

Eric Adams' new budget cuts are lower than expected, but schools will still lose $100 million

New York City schools will face over $100 million in budget cuts for next fiscal year, including cuts to early childhood education.
The Education Department will face 0.6% in new cuts this month, but several city agencies received full or partial reprieves from the 5% cut. [ more ]
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Washington Post
2 years ago
Education

'At-risk' D.C. students to get priority in pre-K lottery

DCPS is implementing the Equitable Access Designated Seats Program to provide more access to early-childhood education programs for at-risk students. [ more ]
#transitional-kindergarten
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Education

LAUSD parents and teachers in uproar over timed academic testing for 4-year-olds

Parents and educators protest administering kindergarten literacy test to TK students raising age-appropriateness concerns. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Education

Preschool? Transitional kindergarten? Is there a difference? Parents are stressing out

Parents are facing difficult decisions about enrolling their 4-year-olds in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) or preschool for the best start in education. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
Education

What to Expect When Enrolling Your Child in Transitional Kindergarten | KQED

California is working towards offering transitional kindergarten to all 4-year-olds by 2025-26. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Education

LAUSD parents and teachers in uproar over timed academic testing for 4-year-olds

Parents and educators protest administering kindergarten literacy test to TK students raising age-appropriateness concerns. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Education

Preschool? Transitional kindergarten? Is there a difference? Parents are stressing out

Parents are facing difficult decisions about enrolling their 4-year-olds in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) or preschool for the best start in education. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
Education

What to Expect When Enrolling Your Child in Transitional Kindergarten | KQED

California is working towards offering transitional kindergarten to all 4-year-olds by 2025-26. [ more ]
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Fast Company
2 months ago
Education

These schools provide teachers with daycare

School-provided child care can support teacher retention and work-life balance. [ more ]
#advocacy
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

YouTube star Ms. Rachel slams Mayor Adams' cuts to early childhood education

Investing in early childhood education provides long-term benefits, with returns of $4 to $16 for every dollar spent. [ more ]
The Cut
3 months ago
NYC politics

Ms. Rachel Is Not Happy About New York's Child-Care Budget Cuts

Mayor Eric Adams cutting funding for NYC early-childhood-education, prompting YouTube influencer Ms. Rachel to speak out and advocate for change. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

YouTube star Ms. Rachel slams Mayor Adams' cuts to early childhood education

Investing in early childhood education provides long-term benefits, with returns of $4 to $16 for every dollar spent. [ more ]
The Cut
3 months ago
NYC politics

Ms. Rachel Is Not Happy About New York's Child-Care Budget Cuts

Mayor Eric Adams cutting funding for NYC early-childhood-education, prompting YouTube influencer Ms. Rachel to speak out and advocate for change. [ more ]
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www.eastbaytimes.com
3 months ago
Education

AUSD Notes: Alameda High's new principal named, to start this summer

Alameda High School has a new principal, Angela Barrett, starting next year.
Woodstock Child Development Center has a new coordinator, Jill Hunter, as of this spring. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Education

Most of them can't hold a pencil properly': Pandemic babies start reception

One in four children starting school are not toilet trained
Teachers report children entering school without basic skills like holding a pencil properly. [ more ]
Truthout
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

New Survey of Early Childhood Educators Finds a Sector in Crisis

Federal funding collapse is causing a crisis in early childhood education.
Staffing shortages and rising costs impacting childcare centers. [ more ]
#education
silive
6 months ago
Education

Application period now open for free 3-K, pre-K programs in NYC: What you need to know

Applications are now open for NYC's free public 3-K and pre-K programs for the 2024-2025 school year
All NYC children born in 2021 can apply for 3-K and those born in 2020 can apply for pre-K [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
7 months ago
Education

Why Early Childhood Education Is More Important Now Than Ever - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM THE GODDARD SCHOOL

High-quality childcare drives the U.S. economy by allowing more adults to enter and stay in the workforce.
Parents want their children to receive a nurturing education that helps them grow socially, emotionally, and academically. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society appoints new executive director to provide 'equal first step' in early childhood education * Brooklyn Paper

Dr. Ashley Williams appointed executive director of Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, empowering young learners through leveling the educational field. [ more ]
silive
6 months ago
Education

Application period now open for free 3-K, pre-K programs in NYC: What you need to know

Applications are now open for NYC's free public 3-K and pre-K programs for the 2024-2025 school year
All NYC children born in 2021 can apply for 3-K and those born in 2020 can apply for pre-K [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
7 months ago
Education

Why Early Childhood Education Is More Important Now Than Ever - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM THE GODDARD SCHOOL

High-quality childcare drives the U.S. economy by allowing more adults to enter and stay in the workforce.
Parents want their children to receive a nurturing education that helps them grow socially, emotionally, and academically. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society appoints new executive director to provide 'equal first step' in early childhood education * Brooklyn Paper

Dr. Ashley Williams appointed executive director of Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, empowering young learners through leveling the educational field. [ more ]
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Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Education

Officials discuss importance of early childcare education in crime prevention: 'We're talking about the beginning of the story'

Early childhood education is crucial for crime prevention.
There is a lack of spots available for children in early childhood education in Illinois. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 week ago
Parenting

Lovevery's new kits help kids learn to read by making phonics fun

Lovevery's Reading Skill Set aims to teach preschoolers how to read using a phonics-based approach while making the process fun through games. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

NYC Schools Early Childhood head is leaving post

Kara Ahmed, NYC's deputy chancellor for early childhood education, is leaving to elevate national level education quality. [ more ]
www.bkreader.com
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

City Officials Approve $112B Budget on Time

The New York City Council has approved a $112.4 billion budget for fiscal year 2025, focusing on restoring funding for various city services and prioritizing affordable housing and early childhood education. [ more ]
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