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A Hand Up Is Not a Handout
President, American Federation of Teachers
Let's do a mini-lesson in critical thinking. Here's a glossary of programs that many lawmakers love to hate. Let's examine whether they are a drain on or a benefit to individuals, their families and our communities.
Finding the "Universal" in Pre K
Head of The Mandell School
A strong Pre K program enables young learners to WANT to be engaged in the learning process for years to come - no matter where they come from and what odds are against them.
Reclaiming the Promise of Public Education Starts Early
Early learning educator, Beers Elementary School in Washington...
From my experience with both grades, I know firsthand that the kids who have been in Pre-K are better prepared for Kindergarten. They know what it's like to be in a classroom. They have a head start on reading and math. And they just generally find school easier to navigate.
'State Of Emergency' For Programs For Littlest Learners
These States Don't Fund School For Littlest Learners
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