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2017 – a look back at a landmark year for early education and care in Massachusetts

The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has put its annual report to the Legislature on line.

The report, a helpful resource for advocates and other sector stakeholders, looks back at how Massachusetts invested in young children in 2017. 490 more words


Summer 2018


Welcome to my blog. I am so excited to share what I will be doing this summer. I will be working in a classroom of 3 and 4 year old students who will be starting school in the fall. 63 more words

In quotes: early education advocacy in Berkshire County

“How can we all speak up on behalf of our county’s youngest residents? By using the power of our voice to create real and lasting change. 139 more words


Planning partnerships between early education and health care

High quality early education programs can boost children’s health. But to do so, these programs need to build partnerships with health care providers.

To explore this idea, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop last year called… 511 more words


Massachusetts’ Congressional candidates talk about what families need

This past Sunday at Lowell High School, 11 Congressional candidates shared a crowded stage at the Kathy Reticker Forum for Children and Families and shared their ideas on family policy. 1,259 more words


open doors.

one kinder opens the door for another after making sure it is safe for him to go

the bittersweet feelings of being part of our multi-age class… 135 more words


Chicago Presses Forward on Universal Pre-K

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a new preschool plan “to make free full-day preschool available to all Chicago 4-year-olds within four years,” the Chicago Tribune reports… 443 more words