The coronavirus pandemic changed the early care and education contexts for most children and added new stressors to their lives. School closures disrupted the relationships that many children relied on in their classrooms, and the impacts will be long-standing. Early childhood educators, who are essential workers during this pandemic, also need to take care of […]
Education Leaders Reports
State boards of education can leverage their existing authority to ensure that all early learners have access to a quality education. This report is a product of a workgroup NASBE convened on early childhood education.
If online learning is not designed with early childhood in mind, many children will not be able to build a strong foundation for their education and will fail to establish the structure and routines that learning requires.
Join NASBE for a webinar on effective models for early childhood remote learning.
Early education and child care centers both large and small are facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. State boards can play an important role in supporting them during this difficult time.
Michigan jettisoned its broad elementary teaching licenses in favor of preK-3 and 3-6 licenses that will better equip new teachers with developmentally appropriate knowledge and skills.
This NASBE policy update explores how NASBE, the National League of Cities (NLC), and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) built up the nation’s early childhood education (ECE) workforce through an effective collaboration.
This NASBE policy update urges state boards of education to adopt a vision for supporting young DLLs that includes developing the cultural and linguistic competence of the ECE workforce.