Tag: Education Week

  Early education work is already off to a fast start in 2015, with a strong show of bipartisan support in Seattle, a new initiative for dual language learners, and a report on quality in early learning getting things rolling.   In Seattle, King County hosted an Early Learning Symposium that drew some of the[…..]

  Washington state families are still battling a weak economy, with one out of six children living in poverty and preschool enrollment below the national level, a new report says.   Even though the Great Recession ended in 2009, the percentage of children living in poverty rose to 18 percent in 2011, from 14 percent[…..]

  Finland’s educational system is among the world best in key global rankings, and lately U.S. policymakers and advocates are trying to see what lessons its K-12 system holds.   A new story in Education week highlights one reason for Finland’s educational success: Its teachers.   Finland’s teacher education scheme is the result of the[…..]

  We will tackle what the 2012 elections mean for early learning next week, once we know who Washington state’s next governor will be.  Today, let’s review material that can help shape public policy about child care, pre-kindergarten and PreK-3rd during the next four years.   A video can be worth a thousand words, and[…..]