Tag: Early Learning
November 28, 2017
A new state law clarifies that parents enrolled in English as a second language or GED classes can state that as a qualifying reason for state subsidized child care. Previously, some families were deemed ineligible.
November 20, 2017
Next California governor is likely to be a strong advocate for the expansion of early education programs.
November 8, 2017
California is part of a national effort to restrict pushing children out of preschool for disruptive behavior.
November 5, 2017
Across the state, a growing number of elementary schools are hosting math nights and festivals for students and families to show that math is fun and can be practiced every day -- and not only in the classroom.
October 22, 2017
Six years ago only 52 percent of families with children 8 and under had a mobile device in the home, compared to 98 percent in 2017.
October 18, 2017
A national report examines if states are meeting the needs of dual language learners, who make up nearly one-third of children ages 8 and younger in the U.S. The 30-state analysis highlights policies that affect access and educational opportunities.
September 28, 2017
A new statewide poll shows that nearly 90 percent of California voters want the next governor to be a "champion for early education" who puts more investment into programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
September 26, 2017
A coalition of California-based agencies and advocacy groups teamed up to raise awareness about the impact of early childhood trauma and to push for change in education and health policy.
September 26, 2017
In a new report, The National Center for Education Statistics found that parents struggling to find child care cited cost as the biggest hurdle.
August 30, 2017
Patricia Lozano has extensive experience in early childhood policy and research, as well as dual language education.
July 31, 2017
A summer program in Oakland aims to make sure that kindergarten students are ready to learn.
July 24, 2017
The Nurse-Family Partnership program improved parenting skills and early childhood development, a new study finds.
June 7, 2017
Through a community partnership, science specialists at the Lawrence Hall of Science are bringing free, play-based science lessons to playgroups for low-income families across the Bay Area.
May 31, 2017
Despite the prevalence of childhood trauma, few early education programs are prepared to help the more than 35 million children in the country who have experienced trauma, researchers say.
May 18, 2017
English learners who attend transitional kindergarten enter kindergarten with stronger literacy and math skills, according to a recent American Institutes for Research study.