Save Transitional Kindergarten
We need your help to stop Gov. Brown from cutting transitional kindergarten (TK) and denying 125,000 children their right to a program that is proven to increase kindergarten readiness.
Reject Gov. Brown's Early Ed Proposal
Gov. Brown’s May Revision budget proposes sweeping changes that would eliminate transitional kindergarten and lump all existing early learning funding into a targeted block grant – a funding mechanism vulnerable to cuts down the line.
AB 2660: A State Early Childhood Plan
It's time for California to get serious about a state early childhood plan. AB 2660 is legislation to establish a concrete multiyear plan to provide quality preschool opportunities to all 4 year olds who need it most.
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.
Early Edge California Responds to Governor Brown’s May Revision Budget Plan to Eliminate Transitional Kindergarten
With only a few weeks left in the budget process, Gov. Brown is proposing to cut transitional kindergarten (TK) and deny up to 125,000 children their right to a proven pre-k program. more
5th Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference | 05.04.2016
The 5th Annual TK Conference will provide TK professionals with innovative strategies, practical resources, and hands-on activities to take back to their TK classrooms for a high-quality experience for young learners. more
33,000 California 4 Year Olds without Pre-K | 03.28.2016
More than 33,000 eligible 4 year olds from low-income families are currently not enrolled in any publicly-funded school readiness program, according to a new policy brief, Unmet Need for Preschool Services in California: Statewide and Local Analysis by the American Institutes for Research (AIR). more
Early Learning and LCAPs | 03.25.2016
The deadline for the California Department of Education online survey aimed at improving local education agencies’ Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) - open to all students, parents, educators, and community members - is March 25, by 5 p.m. We encourage you to take the survey and voice your support for greater incorporation of early education in LCAPs. more