What's Ahead in Early Ed: October 2016
Check out a letter from director Deborah Kong, whose seeing firsthand how good child care and preschool helped prepare her son for kindergarten this fall, and a roundup of new early childhood developments, publications and events.
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.
Overall enrollment is down, but LA Unified has the same number of kindergarteners as 9 years ago, data show
New Report Finds State Policies Shortchange Early Educators, Undermining Quality of Early Learning for California’s Young Children
The California Department of Education - Early Education and Support Division (CDE-EESD) released a Request for Applications for 2016-17 state budget funds intended to expand full-day, full-year preschool statewide. more
What's Ahead in Early Ed: October 2016 | 10.11.2016
A roundup of new early childhood developments, publications and events. more
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