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Childcare benefits startup Kinside launches with $4 million from investors including Initialized Capital 11.12.2019 TechCrunch
Childcare is one of the biggest expenses for American parents and it’s not just families who are taking a hit. Childcare issues cost the United States’ economy an estimated $4.4 billion in lost productivity each year and also impacts employee retention rates. Kinside wants to help with a platform that not only enables families to […]
Wealthy Cities Can Afford to Expand Pre-K. What About Everyone Else? 10.12.2019 Truthout.com
In struggling Rust Belt cities, child care deserts threaten educational progress.
In struggling Rust Belt cities, child care deserts threaten educational progress.
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Louis Gohmert Nearly Cries As He Accuses Berke Of Bribing Nadler 10.12.2019 Crooks Liars
Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) must wish he'd majored in early childhood education. The way these GOP reps on the Committee are behaving, that would have served him better than any degree in law or political science or history possibly could. Exhibits A through Eleventy-billion? Resident whiny and poorly intellectually-endowed screeching toddler, Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX). When he tries to cry "NOT FAIR!" about Barry Berke being both someone who gave opening testimony as staff counsel, and being up on the dais questioning witnesses, he was repeatedly gaveled down by Chairman Nadler. Just like a child who's been sent to his room, he tries to get in a parting shot by throwing accusations at the people he feels have mistreated him GOP REP: Parliamentary inquiry CHAIRMAN NADLER: The gentleman is not recognized for a parliamentary inquiry. GOP REP: Mr. Chairman, what is this? CHAIRMAN NADLER: The gentleman is not recognized. Mr. Berke has the time. REP. GOHMERT: If we're ...
Colorado K-12 education in brief: Apprentices get college credit, child care bills put forward and more 7.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
CSU Global, an online degree program, is partnering with Emily Griffith Technical College and the Independent Electrical Contractors to make it easier for students to earn a bachelor's degree after an apprenticeship.
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The inevitable takedown of the female CEO 7.12.2019 techCrunch
Sara Mauskopf Contributor Share on Twitter Sara Mauskopf is the CEO and co-founder of Winnie, a marketplace for daycare and preschool helping over 4 million parents across the U.S. Prior to founding Winnie, Sara held product leadership roles at Postmates, Twitter, YouTube and Google. Four years ago when I founded Winnie, I set out to […]
Florence Crittenton Services supports Denver students juggling high school and parenthood 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Tuesday night volleyball practice might be nothing special for most high school students, but for Zanee Casias, it's a welcome break from parenthood and work, as well as studying.
Vaccine reminder system 'inconsistent', report concludes 25.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
A National Audit Office report investigated the reasons for falling pre-school vaccine uptake.
A taste of the climate apocalypse to come 22.10.2019 Raw Story
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. At the beginning of October, my kids’ preschool informed me that it might be closed the next day because of rolling blackouts — a radical new effort by our local power utility […]
Let’s Never See Another First-Grader in Handcuffs 16.10.2019 Truthout.com
A young Black girl buries her face in her hands while sitting on the floor against a brick wall
It is far past time to end the school-to-prison pipeline that starts in early childhood.
Colorado K-12 news in brief: Safe2Tell tips rise, Polis appoints ed commissioners, and more 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado students and other concerned people submitted 2,664 tips to Safe2Tell in September, which was a 45% increase compared to the same month in 2018.
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Colorado K-12 news in brief: 5 schools honored, study finds preschool benefits, and more 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Department of Education recognized five Colorado schools as National Blue Ribbons Schools. All were in the Denver area.
'I built my software empire from a Stoke council house' 27.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Entrepreneur Stephen Parker describes his quest to build a software empire from Stoke.
Hasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for $4bn 23.8.2019 BBC: World
The US toy maker will expand its entertainment portfolio with other preschool brands including PJ Masks.
New Mexico School Holds Kindergarten Students in Cages During Pickup 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The assertions that kindergarten students at our Early Childhood Education Center are in cages in the hot sun for 30 to 40 minutes at dismissal are categorically false," district superintendent Gerry Washburn hit back.
How to Get Tickets to Khalid's El Paso Concert: Proceeds Will Benefit Shooting Victim's Families 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A few surprise guests will also perform during the concert.
Why Are Right-Wing Conspiracies so Obsessed With Pedophilia? 19.7.2019 Mother Jones
The children were being sodomized in secret underground tunnels. Their captors drank blood in front of them and staged satanic ritual sacrifices. Sometimes the kids were filmed for pornographic purposes. In total, some several hundred children were subjected to this treatment. And it all happened in the middle of a safe neighborhood where crimes were not […]
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Colorado’s full-day kindergarten bill helps most Denver-area districts, but challenges the richest and poorest 29.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
One of the Denver area's richest school districts and one of its poorest will both take a financial hit as Colorado implements full-day kindergarten funding -- but both say they can manage it.
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Once the site of an East Colfax strip club, Denver selects developers for affordable housing project 26.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Plans have taken shape for the future of a former strip club and a nearby vacant lot on East Colfax after Denver officials picked two nonprofit firms to redevelop the properties and provide housing options for disadvantaged groups.
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Byju’s-owned Osmo education startup enters pre-schoolers market 24.6.2019 TechCrunch
Osmo, a Palo Alto-based education startup acquired by Indian unicorn Byju’s for $120 million this year, is expanding its product lineup to serve a new and largely untapped market: pre-schoolers. Osmo today announced Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit, a set of tools that aims to help children that have yet to enter schools to understand […]
APM documentary about Perry Preschool: 'Early Lessons' 10.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An American Public Media documentary, "Early Lessons," about the lessons from the Perry Preschool Project 60 years ago.
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