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These four states already have universal preschool. What can Colorado learn from them?

When Colorado launches free preschool for 4-year-olds in 2023, it will join a half dozen other states that already offer universal preschool. All of them have encountered the same tricky task Colorado... Read more »

Colorado refugee women earn early childhood degrees, bring special skills to the classroom

A classroom full of toys, puzzles, costumes, books, flags from around the world and energized children is a place Clementine Gasimba gravitates toward. “I enjoy being with children, and it’s my passion... Read more »

Children across Canada deserve a professional early childhood education workforce

A report released April 13 by University of Toronto researchers highlights what many in the early learning and child-care sector have long known: Canada’s early childhood educators (ECEs) are undervalued, underpaid and under-resourced. Unless governments get serious... Read more »

Ohio’s universal pre-K proposal receives mixed reviews

A group of Ohio economists believes a statewide universal pre-kindergarten program would boost the state’s economy and be important as a workforce development aide, according to a recent survey. Scioto Analysis, an economic... Read more »

Black children hurt by structure of Pa. preschool programs, study says

Pre-pandemic, Black children in Pennsylvania had less access to high-quality preschool than white children, according to a new report. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University found that this disparity was due primarily to... Read more »

Colorado free preschool bill poised to become law

Tuition-free preschool for Colorado 4-year-olds moved a step closer to fruition Thursday with a key vote in the state Senate, marking one of the last hurdles before Gov. Jared Polis signs the... Read more »

Adams 14 prepares case for local control in advance of State Board hearing

Facing a hearing this week that could determine the fate of Adams 14 schools, district leaders plan to ask the state to trust local leaders to oversee their own plan to improve... Read more »

New York’s $7 billion deal could pave the way for universal child care

Gov. Kathy Hochul is pledging a historic $7 billion in child care funding for New York families as part of this year’s state budget deal announced Thursday. Lawmakers must still vote to... Read more »

Students with dyslexia could get private school vouchers under Tennessee bill

Nearly 35,000 students with dyslexia would be eligible to participate in Tennessee’s school voucher program for students with disabilities, under a bill making its way through the legislature. The proposal, which lawmakers... Read more »

What Ontario parents really need to know about the new early learning and child care agreement

Last to the party among all provinces and territories, Ontario announced that it signed onto the Canada Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement last week, on March 28. Despite the long wait and suggestions by Doug Ford’s... Read more »