On Friday, September 28, the President signed a FY2019 “minibus” appropriations package that includes critical increased investments for early learning. The budget deal is bipartisan in nature, and Child360 is thrilled that both sides of the aisle agree that investing in our children in their most critical years is the smartest and most noble investment […]READ MORE
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The Grunion Gazette, By Amy Orr Mark Marano said he used a negative to create a positive in the world of education. “I watched my younger sister have a hard time in school and was inspired to become a teacher so that I could be the kind of educator she never had,” Marano said, “a […]READ MORE
The Santa Clarita Signal, By Brennon Dixson With Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Legislature recently approving $50 million in ongoing Proposition 98 funds, California State Preschool Programs are looking to take advantage of a grant that will allow them to upgrade their offerings and increase access for children in the community. The Cedarcreek and […]READ MORE
Today Parenting, Online Contributor The “summer slide”—it sounds like a fun dance you might do at a backyard barbecue, right? Sadly, the term refers to what experts call “summer learning loss,” where children backslide over the long school break in math and reading skills; over time this creates an achievement gap with classmates. And […]READ MORE
Nonprofit Honors Five LA-County “Classroom Heroes” The Los Angeles Patch, Contributor From birth to five, a child’s brain develops more, and more rapidly, than at any other time in life. Yet never before have the needs of young children and their families been more pressing. LA County’s childcare shortages rank near the lowest statewide (only […]READ MORE