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The Essential Ingredients of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Highlighted in the Week of the Young Child(TM) Celebration

SYS-CON Media – Staff Writer

“‘Week of the Young Child™ reinforces that the early years (birth through age 8) are critical learning years, and qualified early childhood professionals accelerate how our children learn, develop, build the skills to get along with others, and succeed in school and life,’ said Rhian Evans Allvin, NAEYC’s Executive Director.”(more)

Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT

CIO – Kenneth Corbin

“A leading advocate for introducing girls to computer science argues that educators must develop required programs at the K-12 level to resolve gender imbalance in the tech sector.”(more)

604 Bay Area teachers get classroom wish lists funded by Google

The Mercury News – Sharon Noguchi

“Google’s gift totaled nearly $666,900 for 718 projects. Some lucky teachers like Howard had posted multiple projects. Google included a comment on the online page of each project it funded, and later the New York City-based DonorsChoose sent an e-mail to each teacher.”(more)

Beating the Odds: Some School Boards Can Do It

Education Next – Peter Meyer

“The authors go right for the jugular, with four very important questions: Do school board members have the capacity to govern effectively? Do districts with higher-capacity board members ‘beat the odds’ and excel academically, despite district characteristics? What characteristics of board members are associated with greater capacity? Is a district’s method of selecting board members associated with its ability to beat the odds?”(more)