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19 January 2021
Fresno, California, United States
Educators at the Lighthouse for Children Child Development Center piloted a 45-minute, weekly, math zoom session for toddlers. Parents attend the zoom lesson, and they are taught by educators. The program can offer so...
23 December 2020
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
In Baltimore, a non-profit known as the Next One Up program is helping young men who are struggling in school by supporting and advancing their academic, athletic, and social development through small group activities...
5 December 2020
Swanzey, New Hampshire, United States
Building on an early-childhood initiative, the Monadnock district was able to quickly respond and provide childcare services for employees of the Monadnock district by partnering with the YMCA. The response was an eff...
30 November 2020
Rowland Heights, California, United States
One school district is taking a creative approach to increase student attendance during the pandemic— care packages. In Rowland Unified School District, kindergarten teachers came up with the idea of sending care pack...
26 November 2020
Washington, United States
When the coronavirus pandemic caused businesses and organizations to stop in-person offerings, a non-profit in Washington that specializes in services for children with special needs quickly shifted operations to an o...
21 October 2020
Billings, Montana, United States
Nature-based preschools are gaining traction in Montana and are increasing in demand due to the pandemic. Fledglings, in Billings, and Foxtail Förskola, in Whitefish, are two preschools offering kids the opportunity t...
12 October 2020
Austin, Texas, United States
Broadcast TV News
The African American Youth Harvest Foundation in Austin, Texas, is aiming to close the gap for young Black boys who are not ready for kindergarten. The nonprofit works closely with families, and helps provide for imme...
23 July 2020
San Francisco, California, United States
Under 800 Words
Ready4K has turned into a successful combination of technology and education for the San Francisco Unified School District, and for many more schools and districts, after educators saw the effectiveness and accessibil...
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4 June 2020
Seeley Lake, Montana, United States
Some preschool classes in Missoula County are integrating grandparents into their classroom routines. The grandparent usually helps provide a source of academic and emotional comfort for students, while also teaching ...
10 May 2020
New York, United States
Students in the Mineola school district had a head start when schools around the country switched to online classes as a result of the coronavirus? Since 2017, students as young as kindergarteners have been learning t...
6 April 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Preschool teachers in Indianapolis are helping their young students cope with the sudden changes in their learning environment by focusing on activities that nurture their students and reinforce some elements of norma...
1 April 2020
Menominee, Wisconsin, United States
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Efforts are underway on the Menominee Reservation in northeastern Wisconsin to preserve the at-risk language of Menominee. That looks like conducting school entirely in Menominee, printing Menominee-language books, up...
23 February 2020
Elizabethton, Tennessee, United States
In Carter County, Tennessee, where an opioid crisis is underway, elementary-aged children and teenagers are being taught how to administer the overdose reversal nasal spray, Narcan. Although this strategy has faced op...
12 February 2020
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
By expanding childcare access and reducing costs, Quebec has seen a steep increase in the percentage of women actively involved in its workforce. Could this system, which has been financially sustainable as a result o...
8 February 2020
Everett, Washington, United States
In Washington state, a school specifically for kindergartners focuses on play-based instruction. English language learners at the school are making impressive progress under this model, teachers say.
4 February 2020
"The Nest" in Tijuana is a space for migrant children to relax and be themselves during a very stressful time. "The Nest" was established by the Pedagogical Institute of Los Angeles and sits across the street from a s...
3 February 2020
Manchester, Kentucky, United States
A number of barriers prevent young children in Appalachia from enrolling in formal preschool classes. In response, a fleet of buses is traveling to remote communities to teach students academic and social skills.
9 December 2019
Hawaii, United States
Experiential and immersive learning preserves indigenous cultures and languages. After nearly being lost by the mid-twentieth century, the Hawaiian language has seen a resurgence thanks to the culture-based educationa...
20 November 2019
Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee created a special show for displaced Syrian children conducted entirely in Arabic. The show teaches children lessons like counting and the alphabet, but it also t...
17 November 2019
Broadcast TV Programs
Over 15 Minutes
Sesame Street has long been used as an educational tool for children throughout the U.S., but a partnership between the International Rescue Committee and Sesame Workshop is expanding the reach of the popular televisi...
15 November 2019
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
The Brazilian city of Recife is tackling violence prevention by focusing on early-childhood education through a program called Urban95. In addition to painting the streets and buildings bright colors, Urban95 offers a...
31 October 2019
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
With $14 million in public and private funding, Cleveland transformed its early childhood education offerings in just five years. The partnership called PRE4CLE provided intensive support and funding for staff educati...
10 October 2019
At a German preschool, an intergenerational mentoring program pairs community members with young children to productively talk about complex life concepts such as illness and death. Studies have shown that such progra...
4 October 2019
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Kids in high-income families hear about 2,000 words every hour, whereas kids in low-income families hear about 600 in the same amount of time. Alabama is rolling out a program to close the language acquisition gap for...
11 September 2019
In the Academyati model used in Qatar, teachers reject the traditional memorization model and personalize "academic journeys" for students that emphasize the development of empathy and relationships.
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