Early Childhood newsletter

struggling readers

The game that can spot preschoolers at risk for reading deficits

New screening app can identify struggling readers as early as preschool

You probably don’t have your preschooler thinking about math enough

Report finds many parents underestimate their preschooler’s math ability

male early childhood teachers

What is it like to be a male teacher in early ed?

Only 3 percent of early ed teachers are male. Here’s how to change that.

talking to kids about race

Too few parents talk to their kids about race and identity, report finds

Ten percent of parents discuss race often with their children

high quality preschool programs

How Cleveland revamped its preschool programs in just five years

Enrollment in high-quality preschool is up after dramatic community-led effort

The secret to a successful Head Start program

Report identifies key practices that lead to academic success for Head Start grads

home based childcare

Early childhood programs are more segregated than K-12 schools

Home-based programs largely responsible for segregation, report finds