Early Childhood Education
Monday, August 04, 2014
Business in the niche market of little kids' school furniture is hot this summer. The orders from New York City are coming in fast and furious as administrators rush to prepare hundreds of new pre-k classrooms.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Give EarlyLearn NYC a real chance to succeed. That's what two children advocates argue in this opinion piece, as they offer a three-point guide for what the next mayor should do to improve the early childhood system across the city.
Friday, February 15, 2013
The Nobel-Prize-winning economist who has studied the effects of early childhood education for decades weighs in on President Obama's proposal to expand early education for children ages 0-5 years. And the White House released its fact sheet on the proposal.
Monday, September 24, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
The city plans to expand its full-day pre-kindergarten program next school year, as demand for the half-day option wanes. The city will match state funding with $20 million dollars to add 4,000 full-day seats. It also will open an early childhood center in Brownsville, Brooklyn for children under the age of five.
Friday, January 06, 2012
Diane Ravitch, a professor of education and frequent critic of the school reform movement, says New York state's school system is in trouble. She poses seven questions for a commission that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says he will form to look into student achievement and school accountability.