• Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment

    Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment

    Early Edge is pleased to cohost “Children: The Bay Area’s Greatest Investment,” one of about a half dozen gatherings convened by the White House to discuss President Obama’s call to enroll 6 million low-income kids in pre-k by 2020. 

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  • Largest Investment in CA Kids in Over A Decade

    Largest Investment in CA Kids in Over A Decade

    The 2014-15 state budget that includes about $273 million for early learning. This is a significant down-payment on the future of our youngest learners from birth to age 5—and the next generation of Californians.

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  • Why birth to 3rd grade?

    Why birth to 3rd grade?

    Early Edge California works to ensure California's children have the early experiences necessary to be successful learners by the end of 3rd grade, setting them on a path to college and career readiness.

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  • Born ready to learn

    Born ready to learn

    The first three years of a child’s life are the most rapid, impactful period of brain development for cognitive, social, emotional, linguistic and physical growth. Get the facts on California’s infants and toddlers and find out what you can do.

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  • Starting kindergarten ready

    Starting kindergarten ready

    With high-quality programs like preschool and transitional kindergarten, a child gets a launching pad for success in school. Find out why it’s so important for California’s children to be ready for kindergarten and how you can make it happen.

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  • Success in Early Elementary

    Success in Early Elementary

    Progress made in the earliest years must be sustained through the 3rd grade - a pivotal time for a child that can predict future academic and career success. Check out the facts and how we can make the most of these make-or-break early elementary years. 

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4th Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference | 11.07.2014

Early Edge California invites you to the 4th Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference. This event is guaranteed to fill up quickly, so please sign up soon. more

Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment | 10.20.2014

This fall in SF, Early Edge California partnered with the White House to host the Town Hall "Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment," one of the half dozen gatherings convened by the White House focused on early education. more

Second TK Implementation Study Research Brief | 10.14.2014

This transitional kindergarten study builds on the study of TK implementation study in the first year, completed in 2013. The second phase of the study will continue through 2015. more

Information and Webinars on CSPP QRIS Block Grant RFA and Timeline | 10.13.2014

Please read the following message from our friends at the California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division regarding the available funds for the California State Preschool Program (CSPP) Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Block Grant as well as upcoming webinars. more

2014-15 Budget Resources | 08.28.2014

A highlight of resources that provide helpful overviews of what’s included in the budget for our youngest learners more

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