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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  June 12-16, 2017   National News A Berkeley professor says preschoolers need the academic skills parents are rebelling against Quartz A powerful pairing: Pre-K boosts future incomes and reduces risk of jail, especially when schools spend more Chalkbeat A New Push for Early Ed: While Some States Expand Pre-K, Most Don’t Require (or Fund) Full-Day Kindergarten The 74 Bailey: Why U.S. Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

May 29-June 2, 2017 National News Free Play or Flashcards? New Study Nods to More Rigorous Preschools The New York Times When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline NPR Home Visiting CEOs Hit Capitol Hill The Chronicle of Social Change State Preschool Funding Now Above Pre-Recession … Read More

FFYF Statement On the Trump Administration’s FY18 Budget Proposal -

Washington, D.C. – Kris Perry, Executive Director of the First Five Years Fund (FFYF), released the following statement upon the unveiling of the administration’s fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget proposal: “The overwhelming research makes clear quality early childhood education for children from birth through age five is among the best investments we as a society can make. Congress has consistently recognized the importance of early learning and care programs. The … Read More