Pre-K

A Teacher’s Letter to President Obama: Play Is Being Pushed Out By Drill and Kill

A Teacher’s Letter to President Obama: Play Is Being Pushed Out By Drill and Kill

This is part of a series of letters written by practicing teaching professionals in classrooms around America. These teachers have daily direct contact with schoolchildren. K12NN is proud to present Letters to President Obama. Letters were delivered to President Obama as part of an overall conviction by many teachers that federal education policies, as currently implemented, are not benefiting pub... »

Tools for parents: What to look for in a preschool program – by Lillian Mongeau

Tools for parents: What to look for in a preschool program – by Lillian Mongeau

By Lillian Mongeau A growing body of research indicates that a high-quality preschool education can position children for academic success for years to come, but how does a parent know what to look for when it comes to selecting a school for their child? Effective preschool programs share common elements that should be easily … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit the Edsource Today webs... »

California could get $350 million for preschool under federal proposal – by Lillian Mongeau

By Lillian Mongeau California could nearly double its spending on public preschool with an influx of federal funding if the president’s proposal to significantly increase the money available for early childhood programs passes Congress, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday. Since President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in January, early learning has... »