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Using ESSA to Tackle Chronic Absence from Pre-K to K-12

23 May 2017, 1:32 pm

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes ( CEELO ) is proud to partner with New America on this blog series highlighting early learning opportunities and challenges under the Every Student Succ...

Concerning English Learner Policy Trends in States’ New School Accountability Systems

16 May 2017, 1:44 pm

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes ( CEELO ) is proud to partner with New America on this blog series highlighting early learning opportunities and challenges under the Every Student Succ...

Is ‘3-K for All’ Good for All? De Blasio’s Preschool Plan Troubles Some

10 May 2017, 5:21 pm

The initiative has drawn criticism from early childhood providers, legislators and those who say the mayor has no realistic plan to achieve such a politically popular goal.

All in the Family: Supporting Students through Family Engagement in ESSA

9 May 2017, 1:45 pm

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes ( CEELO ) is proud to partner with New America on this blog series highlighting early learning opportunities and challenges under the Every Student Succ...

Looking Before They Leap: How ESSA Can Help Students Transition

2 May 2017, 1:45 pm

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes ( CEELO ) is proud to partner with New America on this blog series highlighting early learning opportunities and challenges under the Every Student Succ...

What’s Not to Like About Pre-K?

28 April 2017, 8:21 am

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal to extend prekindergarten to 3-year-olds faces an uphill battle for funding, but one worth undertaking.

Playing Fair: Teacher Compensation Parity Policies and State Funded Pre-K Programs

25 April 2017, 2:00 pm

Compensation parity is a critical goal in the pursuit of a well-qualified, stable prekindergarten workforce, especially given the low wages and high demands pre-K teachers face. A recent National Acad...

What’s the Right Thing To Do for Every Child to Succeed?

25 April 2017, 12:45 pm

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes ( CEELO ) is proud to partner with New America on this new blog series highlighting early learning opportunities and challenges under the Every Student...

New York City Will Offer Free Preschool for All 3-Year-Olds

24 April 2017, 4:22 pm

The plan would expand Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature prekindergarten program slowly, starting in two districts, in the Bronx and Brooklyn, next year.

Welcome to the World’s Coolest Kindergarten

24 April 2017, 10:00 am

“My God, my kid needs to go here”: In Hamburg, Germany, a professional soccer stadium is also home to an early-education program.

The Great Pretender

21 April 2017, 2:14 pm

I have yet to meet anyone whose childhood dream was to become an early education leader. Yet, we are fortunate to be surrounded by many fitting that description. Paths to this leadership role are as v...

Data Literacy is More Than Just Test Results: Why it is Important in Early Childhood Education

14 April 2017, 1:12 pm

Data have been used in education for many years. Good teachers and administrators have been using data to inform their practice and make decisions. Why is data use important? Because it is no longer a...

Do Preschool Teachers Really Need to Be College Graduates?

7 April 2017, 12:00 pm

Critics say mandating such a credential makes child care even less affordable and reduces the supply and diversity of people able to do the job.

Boosting Language and Literacy Experiences in K-3 for DLLs

6 April 2017, 5:29 pm

Attending high-quality preschool yields significant academic benefits for the rising population of young dual language learners (DLLs) in the US. Research  has indicated that when Hispanic children at...

Giving Young Students a Bigger Slice of the Pie (Chart)

17 March 2017, 1:00 pm

Ever ask a child what they did in school? Often the reply is “Nothing” or “I don’t remember.” Or, maybe, “Stuff.”  You just can’t rely on young students to explain what they learned, how they learned...

New York City Will Be Asked to Release More Data on Students

27 February 2017, 11:11 pm

The City Council is to consider a bill requiring the Education Department to make public how many applications each school receives and where students live.

Underpaid Preschool Teachers

13 February 2017, 7:41 pm

The director of a preschool calls on “parents and our society to begin to press for better compensation for early childhood education teachers.”

How to Pick a Preschool in Less Than an Hour

4 February 2017, 7:30 pm

If anyone says “stay within the lines,” grab your kid and flee.

A President Who Inspired Big Dreams, and Big Smiles, in a Young Generation

14 January 2017, 10:02 am

One of President Obama’s lasting legacies may be the symbolic impact on the generation for whom “president of the United States” has always referred to a black man.

5-Year-Olds Take School Trip to Reindeer Slaughterhouse, and Outrage Follows

13 January 2017, 8:20 pm

A school in central Norway found itself deluged by calls after it posted images, some showing carcasses and bloodstained furs, from the children’s visit.