Early Learning, Birth to 3
A child’s early years are the foundation for future development. Families, caregivers, and teachers work together to help young children become confident, lifelong learners.
The Early Childhood Education (ECE) collaborative informs directors and specialists of early learning at state education agencies on critical education policies and problems of practice for children, birth to age 8.
The preschool through third-grade years are foundational in a child’s journey toward lifelong learning. States recognize the immense impact high-quality early learning can have on a student’s educational trajectory, and they’re finding innovative ways to support this important t
The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) recognized Mississippi in its latest report on pre-K quality as one of only five states whose publicly funded pre-K program meets nine of NIEER’s 10 new quality standards for early childhood education.
A child’s first years form the foundation for future learning and development. States have a critical role in providing children with access to high-quality early learning opportunities during the early years that can increase educational equity and have long-term benefits for children.
A Toolkit for State and Local Educational Agencies, Head Start Programs, and the Early Childhood Field
The Collaborative Meeting dates for membership year 2017-2018 and membership year 2018-2019.
This brief reviews state plans submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as of October 1, 2017.