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Pre School Education

5 Things Driving Me Crazy Now That I'm 60

Tom Gerdy | Posted 06.28.2014 | Fifty
Tom Gerdy

It has been said that with age comes wisdom, but that is not always the case. Some people are shortchanged, and they get only the age part. My history and 60 years have helped me gain a touch of wisdom and maybe even a bit of profundity. I have decided that being around for the past six decades gives me license to point out stupidity, craziness, and injustice.

Tough Guys Help Children With Disabilities

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 04.03.2014 | Education
Robert David Jaffee

Anne Schneider Costigan, deputy executive director of the Foundation of the Center for Disability Services in Albany, N.Y., has worked with children, teens and adults with disabilities for nearly thirty years.

Education: Making the Connections

Frank Islam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Frank Islam

A visual of a triangle came to mind. At the center of that triangle is the student, at the top is the family and at either tip are the schools and the community. Those are the pivotal points at which we need to make the educational connection.

Getting Republicans to "Yes"? (Well, No.)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Just think of it as a credit check... ...

Pre-School Is Where Upward Mobility Begins

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 04.16.2013 | Good News
Madeleine M. Kunin

The United States is no longer first in the world in upward mobility. We can reverse that trend by giving our young children an equal start in life as they begin their journey to fulfill the American Dream.

Charter Ed for the Early Childhood Workforce: A Recipe for Disaster

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 11.15.2011 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

To suggest that B.A.s are superfluous, that early childhood practitioners opt out of the current system of higher education, is to perpetuate long-standing divisions and inequities between birth-to-five educators and their colleagues along the K-12 spectrum.