Jeremy Hay leads early education coverage for EdSource. He previously was an education and enterprise reporter at The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, the largest daily newspaper between San Francisco and Oregon. He started his career at The Tenderloin Times in San Francisco in 1993. He has also been editor of the weekly St. Helena Star; a writer for Wired; and editorial director of a bilingual public radio program for at-risk youth. He was a lead reporter on a Press Democrat project about globalization’s impacts that won a George Polk award for regional reporting. He has also won state and regional awards for enterprise, local government, feature and business reporting, and for magazine writing. He was a 2014-15 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow and focused on strengthening media infrastructure in low-income communities.
All posts by Jeremy Hay
High-income families are likely to benefit the most through tax deductions.
December 1, 2016
Too many California preschool students are suspended, says a group of educators and policymakers.
October 24, 2016
The federal government urges the use of the Every Student Succeeds Act to support early education.
October 21, 2016
California must change childcare and after-school eligibility rules or face penalties.
October 3, 2016
The study focused on teachers' reactions and expectations regarding behavior.
September 29, 2016
Ride services for kids as young as 2 are growing in popularity.
September 11, 2016
Researchers find achievement gap at kindergarten is narrowing
September 7, 2016
New rules for Head Start most significant changes to federal program since 1975
September 1, 2016
Legislators can't agree on how much the proposed law would cost.
August 9, 2016
Families would be guaranteed eligibility for 12 months instead of having to reapply two or more times a year.
August 7, 2016
One county's experience is a window into how childcare and preschool centers are rated.
July 17, 2016
Tips for parents about the state's quality ratings system for childcare centers and preschools
July 17, 2016
The report finds most states lacking in policies to support higher wages in the early education workforce.
July 7, 2016
Stand-alone transitional kindergarten classes are now more common in California.
June 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton's plans would reshape the landscape of early childhood education.
June 5, 2016
Early education and childcare advocates press their opposition to Gov. Jerry Brown's budget.
June 1, 2016
Preschool curriculum increasingly seen as a key to academic success in the early grades.
May 31, 2016
State education officials have extended the deadline for counties to distribute teacher stipends.
May 26, 2016
The bill would define what it means to be ready for kindergarten.
May 22, 2016
In his latest early education budget proposal, Gov. Jerry Brown proposes the same as he did before.
May 13, 2016
California received mediocre marks in a national study of preschool access, quality and funding.
May 12, 2016
Not enough teachers are signing up for the program.
May 5, 2016
A collaboration of organizations is trying to expand access to 500 children not enrolled.
May 1, 2016
Early education advocates are encouraged by budget discussions.
April 15, 2016
The report calls for programs for all children 5 and younger.
April 13, 2016
The amount requested would increase the number of children with access to preschool.
April 10, 2016
A new report found there are 170,000 3- and 4-year-olds who are eligible for state preschool but don't have access to it, and early education advocates said that highlighted the gaps in the state's early learning system.
March 29, 2016
Author says preschools would get better guidance; critics worry about academic pressure.