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Category: Education :: Early Childhood
Last updated: Jun 12 2020 21:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sesame Street Teaches Kids the Letters 'LGBTQ' With Cross-Dressing Actor 31.1.2020 NewsBusters
PBS once provided children with happy thoughts of a fatherly Mr. Roger's talking to us about our day or adorable Ernie singing about his rubber ducky on Sesame Street. But for the LGBTQ movement, children's programming is just another opportunity to teach kids all the ways that it is a homosexual/transgender day in the ...
Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day
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Kate launches childhood survey to help under-fives 22.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The Duchess of Cambridge meets children in Birmingham to mark the launch of her "five big questions".
4 education issues Minnesota lawmakers want to tackle in 2020 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Legislators who work on education issues are gearing up to address some of the most pressing problems they see facing Minnesota schools, including mental health, early childhood education, career and technical education and the opportunity gap.
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Denver Public Schools cuts some preschool classrooms due to enrollment, space concerns 15.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Parents who want to send their kids to pre-K in Denver Public Schools may need to take a second look at their options, as eight schools cut classrooms and two eliminated programs for three-year-olds.
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Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler stepping down to take helm of National Geographic Society 15.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler will bid the Colorado Springs institution adieu this summer after being named the chief executive officer of National Geographic Society, according to a Tuesday announcement from the college.
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More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise 14.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Far more Denver teachers returned to the classroom this fall than in previous years, a retention boost that district officials attribute to pay increases won after a teacher strike last year.
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Could a new vaping and tobacco tax pay for free preschool in Colorado? Advocates want to ask voters in November. 14.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado voters could decide this November whether to fund free preschool for 4-year-olds statewide by taxing tobacco and vaping products.
Denver school choice: A guide to understanding Denver-area districts 2.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
In most Denver-area districts, if you do nothing beyond enrolling your child in the district for kindergarten, you’ll be assigned to whatever school serves your neighborhood. However, Colorado allows parents to send their children outside of their neighborhoods for school, or even across district lines.
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Democratic presidential hopefuls are promising to ramp up funding for public schools 18.12.2019 Raw Story
Democratic presidential candidates are proposing bold new approaches to the federal government’s role in public education. Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Cory Booker want to triple the US$15 billion spent annually on Title I, a program that sends federal dollars to high-poverty school districts. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to go […]
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General election 2019: How the undecideds cast their vote - and why 14.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
We went back to our panel of undecided voters to find out what swayed them and who earned their vote.
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.
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