I watched the Heckman Equation video “Supporting Families Pays Off” and read the academic paper “Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes” (Heckman, Pinto & Savelyev. 2013), which examined the Perry Preschool Program and the participants’ adult outcomes. I also read the accompanying summary of the paper, “Perry Preschool … Continue reading → Continue reading
According to EdSource, California will be the main beneficiary of President Obama’s program granting temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants. Read more here.
Obama’s executive order is amazing news for millions of people in this country! Continue reading
The primer summarizes key issues and poses central questions for policymakers. This is a great way to orient legislators to the issues.
The New America Foundation is today hosting the release of the report: Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study. The report is co-authored by long-time early childhood activist and author, March … Continue reading
In support of our Advocacy for MIECHV (Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting) policy, we are planning a fundraising and awareness campaign for the NFP (Nurse Family Partnership) a nonprofit located in Eureka that serves 100 first time low income mothers and their babies. NFP is one of two evidence based programs that receive MIECHV … Continue reading → Continue reading