November 7, 2022
Rising costs, the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and demand that exceeds supply have frayed an already fragile child care sector.
September 30, 2022
Early childhood educators should support and celebrate the cultures, languages and circumstances of the children in their care.
July 27, 2022
A statewide pilot project in California is aimed at boosting the confidence of early childhood educators, child care providers and elementary school teachers to teach math.
July 11, 2022
California can create a national model for expanding educational opportunities for students and crafting groundbreaking policies that serve to properly identify and serve dual language students.
June 29, 2022
California must expand and support access to child care options even as transitional kindergarten rolls out.
June 17, 2022
California to create teaching credential covering pre-K through 3rd grade that requires literacy training
State commission hopes new credential will help attract thousands of teachers for transitional kindergarten; literacy advocates press for strong literacy standards.
February 15, 2022
Growing California's supply of toddler care options, particularly subsidized preschool, helps the state’s working families, experts say.
July 12, 2021
Experts say making a year of pre-kindergarten available to all 4-year-olds is a watershed achievement in the early education space.
July 8, 2021
This is much work still to be done to ensure the pre-K entitlement will narrow, rather than reinforce, gaps in children’s early learning.
June 17, 2021
A California TK proposal would gradually open the program to all 4-year-olds amid evidence that early learning shapes the adult brain.
June 2, 2021
In the wake of the pandemic, child care providers have emerged as the backbone of the state’s economic recovery.
April 28, 2021
This roughly $1.8 trillion package sets aside big money for key early childhood initiatives as part of its vast cradle-to-college agenda.