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Capitol Alert: California budget spends less than U.S. average on education - Sacbee.com

Capitol Alert: California budget spends less than U.S. average on education - Sacbee.com | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it

Education may be the largest single segment of California's budget, but the state spends less of its money on elementary and high schools and colleges than the national average.

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Race To The Top: School Districts Will Compete For $400 Million

Race To The Top: School Districts Will Compete For $400 Million | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education sent out a rare Sunday press release yesterday to announce the next phase of the Race To The Top Grant program is underway, with individual school districts now able to apply directly for a ...
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Finding the Perfect Early Childhood Education Career | Division of ...

If you go further and study for a Master's Degree in Early Childhood -Education, your career options will increase further allowing you to focus on specialized issues like curriculum development . With a PhD Degree in Early ...
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The Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) Conference

The Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) Conference | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it

HEADS UP! "The The Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States on 14 Mar 2012..."

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Good Toys for Young Children by Age and Stage | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Good Toys for Young Children by Age and Stage | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it

"...toys for young children need to match their stages of development and emerging abilities. Many safe and appropriate play materials are free items typically found at home. Cardboard boxes, plastic bowls and lids, collections..."


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State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View

State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The Barack Obama administration has begun issuing long-awaited waivers giving states some flexibility in complying with the No Child Left Behind education law.
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Children and the  Brain: Think Big! Nourishing Tips to Nurture New Neurons.

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Early education is challenge, schools say

Early education is challenge, schools say | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
Early education is challenge, schools say | students, program, preschool, school, children, district, programs, day, alton, state (“@ChildDevMedia: Early education is challenge, schools say http://t.co/tQw2lqmU”...
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White House Proposes $5 Billion in Grants to Overhaul Teaching

White House Proposes $5 Billion in Grants to Overhaul Teaching | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The Obama administration’s proposed program would seek to bring together officials, union leaders and educators to address issues such as tenure and salaries.
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South LA protest over early education cuts - The South Los Angeles Report

South LA protest over early education cuts - The South Los Angeles Report | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The South Los Angeles ReportSouth LA protest over early education cutsThe South Los Angeles ReportMore than 50 parents, teachers, and children chanted “Sí, se puede,” as they marched in front of Roberti Early Education Center Monday afternoon, in...
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VIDEO: Early child care providers seek first salary increase in five years - MetroWest Daily News

VIDEO: Early child care providers seek first salary increase in five years - MetroWest Daily News | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it

VIDEO: Hundreds of pre-school teachers and child care providers packed the capitol Tuesday and pressed lawmakers to allocate $25 million to boost early child care providers' salaries

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Race to Top Early-Learning Grants Announced for Five More States

Race to Top Early-Learning Grants Announced for Five More States | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it

Grants range from just under $35 million for Illinois to $20.5 million for Oregon.

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Early Childhood Education Standards Crucial for Adult Well Being ...

It's commonly known that early childhood education is critical for developing comprehension skills that will influence a child's cognitive abilities and aptitude for learning. Of equal importance, yet seldom recognized, is how ...
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3 Essential Early Education Techniques Need To Use With Child ...

3 Essential Early Education Techniques Need To Use With Child ... | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
As more and more professional focus on early education to parents about the importance of focusing on teaching their children at a young age to understand.
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The significance of Play in Early Childhood Education | Parenting ...

The significance of Play in Early Childhood Education | Parenting ... | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The significance of Play in Early Childhood Education. The Oxford dictionary describes play as: to fulfill, to occupy oneself, to have the ability to perform, to attempt or exercise activities for pleasure.
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Why Early Childhood Education Matters - Education - GOOD

Why Early Childhood Education Matters - Education - GOOD | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
States are grappling with whether to eliminate preschool, as education dollars shrink. Do we fund early childhood education now, or pay more later?
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Early Childhood Research Quarterly | Vol 27, Iss 1, Pgs 1-176, (1st Quarter, 2012) | ScienceDirect.com

Early Childhood Research Quarterly | Vol 27, Iss 1, Pgs 1-176, (1st Quarter, 2012) | ScienceDirect.com | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The online version of Early Childhood Research Quarterly at ScienceDirect.com, the world's leading platform for high quality peer-reviewed full-text journals.
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Early Childhood Education Is Where It Starts

Early Childhood Education Is Where It Starts | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
If it's such a good idea to stay in school until the age of 18 or graduation, why have only 21 states passed this law? Because by the time a student reaches 16, it is often too late.
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Preschool Assessments: A Look Across the States - Education Week News (blog)

Preschool Assessments: A Look Across the States - Education Week News (blog) | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
Preschool Assessments: A Look Across the StatesEducation Week News (blog)Early learning assessments also figure heavily into the plans of nine states that are sharing $500 million in federal grants through the Race to the Top Early Learning...
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Donna's Blog: Generations United Responds to Obama's FY2013 ...

Donna's Blog: Generations United Responds to Obama's FY2013 ... | Early Childhood Education: Hot off the Press! | Scoop.it
The President's budget provided important increases in Early Education Investments and Community Supports through increased funding for Head Start and Early Head Start and for an early learning challenge focus within ...
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