Early Childhood Development |

Future California Might Have Universal Preschool, But It Will Take Billions (For Starters)

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| Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ambitions to expand and improve California for young children and their families are outlined and explained in a new Master Plan for Early Learning and Care.

How Snail Mail Connected This San Gabriel Valley School District To Its Youngest Students


What does it take to ship 912 miniature elephants in the mail? Determined teachers and a little creativity.

California Is Reshaping Its Child Care And Early Education Programs — Here's How You Can Weigh In


The state is spending $5 million to reshape child care and early childhood education in California. If you have ideas the time is running out to share them.

Child Care Can Help LA Families Financially Survive The Pandemic, But It's Still Unavailable For Many


Three reasons: many early education programs are located on shuttered school campuses, staff themselves are struggling to find child care and public health guidelines limit class sizes to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Long Beach Will Connect Families To Free Child Care


Parents and caregivers can apply for up to 40 hours of free services starting Monday, Nov. 2.

‘What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up Some More?’ Advice For Aspiring Leaders In Early Childhood


Chances are, if you’re looking to make the next step in your career, you might find something useful here, too.

'It's My Job To Continue To Push' For More Diverse Early Childhood Leadership


California’s early childhood workforce is mostly women of color and they are often concentrated in the lowest paying jobs in the field.

LAUSD, Board of Supervisors Candidates Lay Out Plans For Early Childhood Programs


Candidates seeking to represent the Board of Supervisors District 2 and the Board of Education’s District 7 met Wednesday in a forum focused on early childhood.