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Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

June 18-22, 2018 National News Thirty Million Words: A Public Health Approach to Early Childhood Education S. News & World Report Stressed Kids’ Brains Mature Faster S. News & World Report An Old Foundation with a New Strategy Expands Its Early Childhood Work Inside Philanthropy Kids, a Winning Investment The New York Times Opinion: Work Requirements Don’t Actually Work Roll … Read More

Sarah Rittling Named Executive Director of First Five Years Fund -

WASHINGTON – Today, the First Five Years Fund (FFYF) announced that Sarah Rittling has been named Executive Director. Rittling has been serving as the organization’s Interim Executive Director since February 2018 and previously oversaw the organization’s operations and bipartisan government relations work as National Director. Founded in 2008 by a group of prominent national philanthropic foundations, FFYF is a leading advocacy organization dedicated to increasing the federal government’s … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  May 28 – June 1, 2018   National News Democrats need an audacious child-care plan The Week Survey of K-3 Teachers Finds Affinity With Preschool Colleagues Education Week California Why tiny brains are getting massive attention in the California governor’s race KPCC-FM Editorial: Needed child care sales tax plan lacks safeguards The Mercury News Free Cash to Fight Income Inequality? … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

May 14-18, 2018   National News Are educational videos leaving low-income students behind? The Hechinger Report Iruka: How 3 States Are Closing the Opportunity Gap by Bringing High-Quality Personalized Learning Programs Into Free Public Schools The 74 The US is stingier with child care and maternity leave than the rest of the world CNBC Which Poor People Shouldn’t Have to Work for Aid? … Read More

Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report -

  May 7-11, 2018   National News The Gates Foundation And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Want Your Ideas On The Future Of Education Fast Company Child Care Is Corporate America’s Business Slate HGSE Introduces New Certificate in Early Education Leadership Harvard Graduate School of Education Duckworth’s victory can mean big things for families, if Congress acts The Hill Tri-State Area Among … Read More