Resources

Squandering America’s Future – Why ECE Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children

Susan Ochshorn

Ochshorn offers a pioneering guide to the big issues in contemporary early childhood policy…Ochshorn boldly and clearly shows how early care and education is an issue of social justice and helping America compete on the world stage.

Research that Helps Move Us Closer to a World Where Each Child Thrives

Adele Diamond, University of British Columbia, 2015

Schools are curtailing programs in arts, physical exercise, and play to devote more time and resources to academic instruction.

Share Graphic

It’s #BacktoSchool time! Let’s make sure kids have access to what works best for developing the whole child.

Montessori Madness

What does a child-centered classroom look like and how do we make sure students remain bright, engaged and inquisitive? A parent makes the case.

Giants in the Nursery: A Biographical History of Developmentally Appropriate Practice

By David Elkind, March 31, 2015

The evolution of developmentally appropriate practice through a biographical history of early childhood education.

Beyond “Subprime Learning”: Accelerating Progress in Early Education

Laura Bornfreund, et al.
New America Foundation, July 2014

This report is designed to help policy makers as well as teacher preparation programs to clearly see the changes they should make.