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March 4 floor vote scheduled for HB 539, creating an early learning incentive fund in the DOE

The House is scheduled to vote on HB 539 on March 4. The House Finance Committee voted 14-9 “Inexpedient to Legislate” on the bill. HB 539 would create an early learning incentive fund in the Department of Education to support districts in creating programs for families with children ages 3-5.   18 more words

Early Childhood

Spring peepers and the war on Pre-K for All

In the past week I have seen many more attacks directed against Pre-K for All than I have in some time. This signals the start of the state budget season as surely as drumming woodpeckers and noisy peepers signal the arrival of spring. 735 more words

Early Childhood

Ok, now what am I supposed to do?

Alright, you’ve committed to being more musical at home. You sing more, dance more… but what else could you possibly do? How about enjoying some musical prop time? 283 more words

Early Childhood

Princesses can never get dirty.

I was a bit thrown by a comment made during a small group discussion today.  I’ll try to replicate the conversation. Of course the names have been changed to protect the growing identities of our young social scientists. 350 more words

Weekly News

“Positvizing the word ‘NO’

“‘No’ is a power-packed word, quick on the lips, easy to say. Your child will hear you use this word often, and you will hear it from your child as well. 1,256 more words


Teacher Feature: Kindergartners Explore Insects

It’s Teacher Feature Thursday!

This week we are featuring Cathryn Kis. Her kindergarten class was learning about insects and decided to spend a day learning about mosquitoes. 848 more words

Museum Education