Archives

Early Learning and Care: The Numbers Behind The Need

Early Learning and Care: The Numbers Behind The Need

July 1, 2002

Child Care Demand King County  In 2000 in King County, there were estimated to be 21,330 children full-time and 17,880 children part-time in child care centers. 22% of children in full-time were toddlers and 54% were preschool age.  In 2000

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Early Learning, Educational Opportunity

Washington State Early Learning Childhood Education Career and Wage Ladder Pilot Project

Washington State Early Learning Childhood Education Career and Wage Ladder Pilot Project

June 1, 2002

Researchers at Washington State University conducted an independent evaluation of the first year of the Washington State Early Childhood Education Career and Wage Ladder Pilot Program. The evaluation, which compared ladder centers with a control group, verified that the career and wage ladder

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Early Learning, Educational Opportunity

Recognizing and Rewarding the Importance of the Early Childhood Education Teacher

Recognizing and Rewarding the Importance of the Early Childhood Education Teacher

April 1, 2002

Our Children’s Teachers The most essential component for quality early childhood education is the commitment, quality, and continuity of the teacher/caregiver. We know that quality child care and early education are essential for the intellectual and social development of children. But, instead

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Early Learning, Educational Opportunity

Early Learning And Public Opinion

Early Learning And Public Opinion

March 1, 2002

Key Findings A strong majority of voters support greater state and local government focus on early childhood development and education efforts: 80% favor changing the focus of child care to an early childhood education environment by raising standards for child care workers,

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Early Learning, Educational Opportunity
Search the blog

Search Publications

By publication type

By author

By issue area

Search Newsroom

By media type

By issue area