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States Detail Strategies to Invest in the Early Childhood Workforce in Their ESSA Plans

20 June 2017, 1:10 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 Su...

Leading the Way: How States are Addressing Early Learning Under ESSA

13 June 2017, 2:01 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...

Success Academy Wins Round in Fight Over Preschool Oversight

9 June 2017, 11:34 pm

An appellate court handed the charter network its first victory over Mayor de Blasio in a battle over authority for prekindergarten classes.

Leading from the Middle

7 June 2017, 1:15 pm

Recently, an associate commissioner of education reached out to CEELO for help implementing the state’s early childhood strategic plan. She was already coping with increased responsibilities, fewer st...

Relationships Matter: How States Can Include Teacher-Child Interactions in ECE and ESSA Plans

6 June 2017, 2:15 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 Su...

A Purple Agenda for (Early) Education

2 June 2017, 12:00 pm

As first appeared in Education Week on May 9, 2017. Reprinted with permission from the author. Education policy has become as polarized as the rest of American politics. In the new administration, dis...

What Is the Purpose of Preschool?

2 June 2017, 7:22 am

Should preschool include flashcards and lessons, or simply free play?

How to Build the Best Preschools

30 May 2017, 11:21 pm

An education reporter discovers that teachers make the experience.

School Improvement Starts Before School

30 May 2017, 7:20 pm

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

Free Play or Flashcards? New Study Nods to More Rigorous Preschools

30 May 2017, 10:00 am

New research suggests that preschoolers who are exposed to formal math and reading lessons come out ahead. But some experts and parents are skeptical.

The State of Preschool 2016: Raising the Bar on Quality

26 May 2017, 1:35 pm

The State of Preschool 2016 yearbook released this week found more states–43 plus the District of Columbia and Guam–funding public preschool programs, more children enrolled and more quali...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.