Early Childhood Education


Early Childhood Investment: Cause for Applause

May 6th, 2011

Author: Madeleine Bayard

The Governor announced a new $22M investment in early care and education this morning, which is remarkable, given that the budget allowed for investments in only one new initiative (outside the one-time investments also included in Building Delaware’s Future Now). Kingswood Community Center served as the ideal host because their early childhood...

Delaware Following Maryland’s Course to Early Childhood Success

April 12th, 2011

Author: Madeleine Bayard

Maryland has demonstrated how a focus on early childhood can yield significant, long-term gains for children. In the last decade, they have: Implemented full-day Kindergarten, which Delaware has almost completed; Increased the quality of existing early childhood programs, through efforts similar to the Delaware Stars program; Increased access...