Latest Early childhood education News

Bea Romer, Colorado first lady who championed state-funded preschool, dies at 93

Sep. 12, 2023 16:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado first lady Bea Romer, who helped establish public funding for preschool to help the state's neediest children in the 1980s, has died. She was 93. Romer, the wife of former Democratic Gov. Roy Romer, championed early-childhood education nationwide...

Bans on diverse picture books? Young kids need to see their families represented, experts say

Aug. 24, 2023 08:16 AM EDT

When Wes Brown sought out children's books for his two young sons, he made sure to seek titles that reflected the family he and his husband were building. He found that in one called “The Family Book,” a 2003 picture book by Todd Parr. It depicts families of all kinds: the...