Latest Early childhood education News

2 preschool workers charged after parent sees abuse on video

Jun. 09, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Two suburban Atlanta preschool teachers have been charged with felony child cruelty after parents alleged they saw the teachers physically abuse children on live video from the classroom. Roswell police on Wednesday told local news outlets they are asking the...

Lieberman ends Democratic campaign for Arizona governor

May. 27, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Aaron Lieberman ended his campaign for Arizona governor Friday, saying there's no viable path to victory. Lieberman, a former state lawmaker from Paradise Valley, struggled to gain traction against the Democratic front-runner, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs,...

2 women working to diversify access to music in Wilmington

May. 23, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Christina Brier described music as a stability in her life. No matter what was going on as a child, she could always turn to her harp and find comfort in it. Now, Brier and her childhood friend Linda Estep are trying to spread the same comfort and joy to...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

May. 18, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. May 17, 2022. Editorial: A Plan For Angry White Men Whenever a racially motivated crime attracts national attention, it’s not too hard to find a link that involves Mississippi. And sure enough, after this past weekend’s...

Georgia educator to open preschool with bilingual curriculum

May. 01, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — When Amarilys Castillo walks into her classroom, she knows it will only be a matter of time before her students lose focus. A preschool teacher at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, Castillo said some of her students look like little zombies and need to...

Blue-ribbon panel makes NC education recommendations

Apr. 25, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A bipartisan panel of education leaders, legislators and representatives of government agencies and outside groups on Monday recommended ways to improve North Carolina’s public education and access to it, from preschool to universities. Members of the...

Mississippi board adds 7 new early learning collaboratives

Apr. 22, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will add seven new early learning collaboratives in the coming school year to help better prepare 4-year-old preschool students for kindergarten. The state Board of Education approved the new collaboratives Thursday, taking the total statewide from...

Santa Fe's transparency regulations withstand final appeal

Apr. 18, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to Santa Fe campaign disclosure requirements stemming from a failed city ballot initiative in 2017 to tax sugary beverages. The 10th District Court of Appeals in Denver last year rejected the...