Month: July 2011

Build and FFYF Announce the Early Learning Challenge Collaborative -

Thanks to the diligence and hard work of the early learning community, the Early Learning Challenge is a reality. In May, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new $500 million Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge “to encourage states to develop bold and comprehensive plans for raising the quality of early learning programs across America.” This unprecedented federal … Read More

Your RTT-ELC Homework Assignment (with Cheat Sheet) -

Dear friends, We hope that sometime between breakfast at Wimbledon and the rockets’ red glare you squeezed in last weekend’s most exciting activity: poring over the Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge draft requirements, posted by the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services last Friday and available here. If you’re in summer reading mode and taking your time with that very dense 22-page draft, we … Read More