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Early-childhood advocates alarmed at growth of online preschool programs

The petition posted by Defending the Early Years and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood asserts that “virtual preschool may save states money, but it’s at the expense of children and ... read more

Experts call for an end to online preschool programs

One kindergarten-readiness program offers children the promise of academic growth in as little as 15 ... But dozens of early childhood education experts are warning that these online preschool ... read more

Yes, there are online preschools. And early childhood experts say they stink.

As early childhood ... and advocates for sane policies for young children. Here’s how the Hechinger Report, an independent nonprofit that reports education news, described some of them in this October ... read more

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ChildCare Education Institute Offers No-Cost Online Course on Advocacy for the Center, Parents, Children and Staff

Much of the growth in the early childhood ... programs in an array of child care settings, including preschool centers, family child care, prekindergarten classrooms, nanny care, online daycare ... read more


Online preschool: Does it work?

Advocates ... “I don’t think [online preschool] could ever replace a high-quality early childhood brick-and-mortar type of place.” In Indiana, the state recently invested an additional $2 million in a ... read more

Study: Poor Pay, Benefits Threaten Success of AR Preschools

He said he thinks maintaining a quality early-learning program is critical to the state's future. "I think the research is pretty clear that early-childhood ... increase preschool funding to match its ... read more

Federal budget 2019: Pre-school funding extended but few other education gains

Early childhood advocates have been calling for the program to be extended to two years of pre-school ... The money will go into online courses and an online mathematics hub for educators. In line ... read more

Entergy Receives Award for Multi-State Effort to Improve Pre-K Education

"Entergy's ongoing advocacy campaign to support funding for high-quality early childhood education is expected to act ... out the long-term academic and economic benefits of quality preschool programs ... read more

Expectations of sustained effects from scaled up pre-K: Challenges from the Tennessee study

The Vanderbilt study is the first rigorous controlled longitudinal study to be conducted on a large-scale state-funded pre-K program. This report presents findings from the full evaluation report, ... read more

Thousands of parents are enrolling their children in online preschool

30 percent of 4-year-olds are enrolled in state-funded pre-K programs. Advocates ... of the Technology in Early Childhood Center at the Erikson Institute Waterford’s UPSTART is free. But most ... read more

Evidence grows of poverty’s toll on young brains

Other research has shown a connection between early childhood trauma ... than remedial programs in adolescence and early adulthood. University of Chicago economist James Heckman found it is cheaper to ... read more

ChildCare Education Institute Offers No-Cost Online Course on Advocacy for the Center, Parents, Children and Staff

Much of the growth in the early childhood industry is a direct result of advocates ... care training programs in an array of child care settings, including preschool centers, family child care, ... read more



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