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Leveraging Local Needs Assessments and Plan Development to Support Early Learning in ESSA

8 August 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...

Social and Emotional Learning Under ESSA

1 August 2017, 12:54 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 Succee...

Using ESSA to Build a Birth-to-Third Grade Early Education Continuum

25 July 2017, 2:13 pm

Across the country, states are adopting a number of different strategies to improve outcomes for students: third grade reading requirements, literacy initiatives, new assessment and accountability sys...

Making ESSA Work in Early Childhood Classrooms for Dual Language Learners

18 July 2017, 1:22 pm

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) allows states to customize policies to best meet the needs of their learners—much like teachers who design and implement plans for each child to ensure s/he is ap...

Early Childhood Special Education and ESSA: A Great Opportunity for All

11 July 2017, 1:31 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...

Tips for Building ECE into ESSA School Improvement Plans

27 June 2017, 1:18 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...

State ESSA Plans Detail Strategies to Invest in Early Childhood Workforce

20 June 2017, 1:10 pm

High-quality early learning requires a high-quality workforce with specialized knowledge and skills . To better support this under-resourced and complex workforce, state education agencies (SEAs) and...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.