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July 25, 2016

Primary School Teachers In Other Countries Get More Education In Math, Reading

U.S. elementary-grade teachers get far less training than teachers in high-achieving countries for deep understanding of the foundational math, reading, and science content they teach.

July 11, 2016

New Report: Early Childhood Teaching Conditions Catalogued, State-by-State

Qualification requirements and better pay must go hand-in-hand, says a new report by the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC Berkeley.

June 24, 2016

Early-Education Teacher Training Programs Don't Measure Up, Analysis Says

The National Council on Teacher Quality found that many teacher-prep programs that certify early educators don't spend much time on skills most relevant to working with young children.

June 14, 2016

White House Spotlights Wage Gap for Child-Care Workers

Early-educators play an essential role in the lives of young children, but their pay fails to reflect that, says a new White House report.

June 10, 2016

Preschool "Works" When Instruction Is Good to Excellent, Study Finds

Preschool teachers must offer high-quality instruction to change academic outcomes for their students, according to a new analysis of eight studies.

May 18, 2016

St. Louis Launches Apprenticeship Program For Early Childhood Educators

It's not just plumbers and electricians: Prospective preschool teachers can now learn by doing, thanks to a new apprenticeship program in St. Louis.

May 18, 2016

Harvard Graduate School of Education Receives $35M Early-Childhood Grant

The money will be used to fund research, fellowships, and professional development opportunities for early educators.

April 22, 2016

Early Educators 'Grossly Underpaid' in Colorado, Report Says

Early educators, including center directors, make far less than other Colorado professionals with similar degrees, says a report by Qualistar Colorado.

September 24, 2015

As Preschool Programs Expand, Teacher Pay Under Scrutiny

Early education workers have been paid low wages for years, but as public programs grow, the issue is increasingly on reporters' radars.

May 01, 2015

Immigrants Well-Represented in Early-Education Workforce, Report Says

Immigrants account for 18 percent of the early-childhood workforce, a slightly higher percentage than are represented in the workforce at large, a new report says.

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