Budget Deal Reached for Early Childhood Programs
The Budget Conference Committee approved a budget deal between Gov. Brown and legislative leaders that increases access to preschool, raises provider reimbursement rates, and protects TK!
New Research Briefs on Quality Early Childhood Education
Researchers, early childhood education experts and practitioners, and program implementers convened to introduce new research briefs and discuss providing high-quality early childhood education experiences for children birth to 5.
5th Annual TK Conference
The sold-out 5th Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference provided TK professionals with innovative strategies, resources, and hands-on activities to take back to their districts for a high-quality experience for young learners. Presentations, videos, and materials are now available on TKCalifornia.org.
New Report Finds State Policies Shortchange Early Educators, Undermining Quality of Early Learning for California’s Young Children
Governor Brown Signs California Budget Including Significant Investments in Early Education and Care
What Does “Transforming the Workforce” Say About Developing Young Children’s Language and Literacy Skills?
Lawmakers Approve Budget Deal That Sustains Early Childhood Education and Care Programs for California’s Young Children
Governor Brown signed the 2016-17 California state budget—and it’s a strong investment in young children and the adults who care for and educate them! Send a thank you note to Governor Brown, legislative leadership, Legislative Women’s Caucus, and budget leaders for prioritizing children in the budget. more
Reimagining Early Edge California | 06.20.2016
In the coming weeks, Early Edge will embark upon a process to reimagine the way the organization engages in early learning advocacy. more
Webinar: CSPP Expansion Funds for Slots Intended to Increase Access for Children with Exceptional Needs | 06.17.2016
The EESD will host a webinar on Friday, June 17, 2016, to provide information on implementing California State Preschool Program (CSPP) expansion funds for slots intended to Increase access for children with exceptional needs. more
The Legislature voted to approve the 2016-17 state budget, reflecting the compromise reached last week by Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders more