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Early Edge Montana News

September 18, 2018

Gazette opinion: Success for Montana's students begins with preschool :

September 17, 2018

Montana plans to apply for new round of federal preschool grants:

July 18, 2018

A new Zaentz Foundation video: Civic and business leaders discuss the power of early childhood education:

June 14, 2018

Planning partnerships between early education and health care:

May 22, 2018

Lit takes a village for pre-K education:

May 2, 2018

Innovative early learning projects vie for grant funding :

May 1, 2018

Gazette opinion: Closing Montana's preschool gap :

April 30, 2018

Lockwood, Montana, long a preschool proponent, beefs up its program with a state grant:

April 17, 2018

Ontario calls for investing $2.2 billion for free child care:

April 16, 2018

Montana partners with private providers in trial run of publicly funded preschool:

April 15, 2018

Missoulian editorial - What works to prevent child abuse and neglect in Montana? :

April 14, 2018

Governor Bullock Showcases Early Childhood Education Experiences for Kids, Student Teachers:

April 13, 2018

Gov. Bullock visits FVCC's Early Childhood Center:

April 10, 2018

Examining local workforce needs through the lens of preschool planning:

April 9, 2018

Governor Bullock hopes data from Montana classrooms will sway legislators for public preschool:

April 3, 2018

Montana Governor Bullock seeks to keep early childhood education:

March 28, 2018

Investing in Montana's Kids - Gov. Steve Bullock:

February 16, 2018

Federally-funded research finds a link between high-quality pre-K programs and college:

January 30, 2018

What's cooking in Montana early childhood efforts:

December 19, 2017

Alums pledge $1 million to MSU to bolster early childhood education:

December 9, 2017

Governor Bullock Celebrates Expanded Preschool Center in Belgrade:

November 29, 2017

Early Education's Effects Last Through High School:

November 16, 2017

'Intentional' teaching has big impact on preschoolers:

October 25, 2017

Conference focuses on early education opportunities for Montana children:

September 20, 2017

10 Characteristics of Preschool-Age Children:

September 1, 2017

New preschool programs launch in Montana, funded by temporary state grant:

August 10, 2017

According to the Montana Office of Public Instruction, children who don't attend preschool are 25 percent more likely to drop out of high school.:

August 8, 2017

Inequality Starts Early:

July 29, 2017

Governor Bullock Announces Preschool Opportunities in Communities Across Montana:

July 26, 2017

"Better Education Starts With Adults: Our treatment of educators and leaders is key to improving early childhood education.":

June 15, 2017

Montana in midst of expanding quality preschool :

June 8, 2017

Now Available: Preschool for Montana:

June 7, 2017

Governor Bullock Announces $3 Million to Expand Preschool in Montana:

May 28, 2017

Virginia lags behind in national push for Pre-K:

May 23, 2017

Running Free in Germany's Outdoor Preschools:

April 25, 2017

New York City Will Offer Free Preschool for All 3-Year-Olds:

April 14, 2017

Health Benefits of Universal Pre-K:

April 12, 2017

Vermont's Universal Pre-K Program: Year One:

April 1, 2017

Are online preschools signaling the future of education?:

March 25, 2017

Rural, urban Nebraskans support early childhood education, worry about future for kids:

March 23, 2017

Improving the Evidence Base for Access to Quality Pre-K:

March 16, 2017

Why do Idaho, five other states spend nothing on preschool? Political and family culture - Rally For Montana's Future Superheroes!, 3/17, Helena, Montana :

March 1, 2017

Early Education For Rural Children - An unlikely ally for President Trump: Liberal actress Jennifer Garner:

February 5, 2017

Time to go all-in on preschool:

February 1, 2017

Innovative Financing for Early Education:

January 27, 2017

Great Falls Superintendent Lacey: OPI chief's answer on preschool 'disheartening':

January 23, 2017

Can performance-based education bonds improve preschool education?:

January 20, 2017

MSU Extension offers parenting education via free email subscription:

January 20, 2017

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Makes Historic Proposal for Pre-K :

January 19, 2017

An Early Education Podcast from Oregon:

January 12, 2017

A Canadian Podcast Tells a Deeply Personal Story About the Power of Early Education:

December 26, 2016

Investing in Montana's future - Early education is a bedrock of our future:

December 22, 2016

Nobel-prize winning economist James Heckman's New Research on Early Education - "The Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program.":

December 19, 2016

Montana's Preschool Push:

December 17, 2016

How Investing In Preschool Beats The Stock Market, Hands Down:

December 15, 2016

17 Ways Governors Can Lead on Early Education:

December 13, 2016

Do the effects of early education programs last past the third grade?:

December 5, 2016

4 ways to enhance STEM in preK classrooms:

November 30, 2016

Superintendent Juneau, Governor Bullock Announce $10 Million Preschool Grant:

November 22, 2016

How States are Weaving Early Education into the Implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act:

October 28, 2016

Pre-K Lags in Idaho, Montana, New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Wyoming:

October 13, 2016

Do the Benefits of Universal Pre-K Programs Justify the Costs?:

September 16, 2016

Public preschool to expand in more Montana communities under federal grant:

August 9, 2016

Vermont is First: The State Offers 10 hours of Universal, Free Preschool:

August 2, 2016

Making the Business Case for Early Education:

July 16, 2016

In Idaho, preschool comes with a stiff price:

July 12, 2016

New Vermont law to fund public preschool a first:

June 7, 2016

IBM supercomputer Watson to help advance preschool education:

June 6, 2016

Video: Pre-K programs grow -- but not in Idaho...or Montana:

May 14, 2016

Early education funding lacking in Montana:

April 13, 2016

At 7 months, brain activity points to social intelligence:

March 24, 2016

School Chiefs Issue New Policy Recommendations on Early Education:

February 18, 2016

Oklahomans have embraced free, universal early education -- and it's working:

February 8, 2016

Ohio State researchers try to figure out preschool fade-out:

February 4, 2016

Why Oklahoma's public preschools are some of the best in the country:

February 4, 2016

The Biggest Public Policy Mistake: Not Investing in Early Education:

January 28, 2016

State Pre-K Funding for 2015-16 Fiscal Year: National trends in state preschool funding :

January 13, 2016

Anaconda, Montana preschool in the groove, thanks to $500K federal grant:

January 7, 2016

New Federal Education Law Includes a Focus on Early Education:

January 2, 2016

Preschool Without Walls:

December 3, 2015

Better Birth-to-Third-Grade Polices Could Boost Children's Reading Skills:

November 5, 2015

Kids know if they're 'super' by age 5:

October 30, 2015

Boise pre-K experiment will test city-school partnership :

October 20, 2015

Montana Republican legislators urge rejection of $40M federal preschool grant:

October 12, 2015

MSU's Wheeler Center to host Nov. 6 conference on expanding early childhood education in Montana:

October 9, 2015

Does Pre-K Make Any Difference?:

October 2, 2015

Wheeler Center Fall 2016 Conference - Expanding Early Childhood Eduation In Montana, 11/6, Billings and Satellite Video Locations:

October 2, 2015

Kindergarten Kids' Drawings, Numbers Graphically Show Why Pre-K is Key:

September 28, 2015

Including Children with Disabilities in High-Quality Early Education Settings:

September 8, 2015

Life lessons children need before they start kindergarten:

September 7, 2015

Politicians Love 'Universal' Preschool. If Only They Could Decide What It Means.:

August 24, 2015

Little kids with big vocabularies start school ready to learn:

August 19, 2015

Governor Bullock, Superintendent Juneau Encourage Congressional Delegation to Restore Preschool Funding to Budget:

August 19, 2015

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Awarded Early Education Grant:

August 19, 2015

A Campaign to Raise Early Education's Wages:

July 24, 2015

Research Points to the Power of Social-Emotional Skills in Early Education:

July 15, 2015

Missoula's Target Range to offer preschool, finds funding in current budget:

July 13, 2015

Oregon Expands High-Quality Preschool for Children from Low-Income Families:

July 10, 2015

Washington Governor Jay Inslee Signs Legislation That Provides Early Education to More Than 48,000 children.:

June 17, 2015

Video: What happens when you put a preschool in a nursing home? Amazing happens:

June 3, 2015

Financing High-Quality Early Education Programs: A New Guide for Policymakers:

May 29, 2015

Governor Bullock Pushes for Investments in Childhood Education:

May 28, 2015

Great Falls Public Schools and Benefis Health System aim literacy efforts at newborns:

April 23, 2015

StoryWalks Promote Early Literacy and Help Build Brains:

February 24, 2015

Alabama's Governor Praises the Power of Preschool:

February 20, 2015

Utah Applies Social Impact Bonds to Early Childhood Education:

February 20, 2015

Good News About Pre-K Funding:

February 12, 2015

Early Childhood Development is Vital to Montana's Future:

February 12, 2015

The Networks We Need for Early Childhood:

February 6, 2015

Is Your First Grader College Ready?:

February 3, 2015

A Guide to Help School Principals Become Champions of Early Learning:

January 24, 2015

"Let It Go, Let It Go, Let It Get Funded !!! - Rally held at Montana Capitol to support early-education program:

January 22, 2015

Early Edge initiative important for Montana families - Rally at 11AM this Friday 1/23 at the Capital in Helena:

January 22, 2015

Bullock touts pre-K benefits in Great Falls:

January 22, 2015

Early Education is One Tool Massachusetts Can Use to Make Progress on Education Reform:

January 20, 2015

Playbook for Becoming an Early Learning Community :

January 20, 2015

To help kids later, send new parents to class:

January 15, 2015

Gazette opinion: Montana leaves kids behind by skipping preschool:

January 12, 2015

Why Early Edge? At-risk children need pre-K.:

January 6, 2015

Childcare Emerges as an Economic Tool in Japan:

December 23, 2014

Making a Case for Investing in Preschool:

December 16, 2014

Wise Ways to Use Technology with Very Young Children: A Harvard Graduate School of Education Video:

December 15, 2014

A New Study Makes the Case: Full-Day Preschool Programs are Better at Preparing Children for School than Half-Day Programs:

December 10, 2014

Montana receives $10 million for preschool:

December 8, 2014

Getting Early Learning Accountability Right:

December 4, 2014

It's Advocacy Season: Ring in the New Year by Asking Elected Officials to Prioritize Birth-through-Third-Grade Learning:

December 3, 2014

New preschool program to roll out in Bozeman school:

November 28, 2014

Poor kids who do everything right don't do better than rich kids who do everything wrong:

November 20, 2014

Governors Can be Champions of Early Math:

November 19, 2014

Gazette opinion: No standards for most preschools in Montana:

November 18, 2014

Early Childhood Education Standards Approved to Ensure Quality and Accountability for Montana Schools Receiving Public Funds:

November 15, 2014

To Help Language Skills of Pre-School Children, a Study Finds, Text Their Parents With Tips:

November 11, 2014

A New Guide for Policymakers on Pre-K to Third Grade Initiatives:

November 10, 2014

Montana State Board of Public Education considers universal preschool standards:

November 10, 2014

Bozeman schools eye preschool to help low-income kids:

November 6, 2014

Gov. Bullock asks: "Can you spare two minutes for Montana's kids today?":

November 6, 2014

Two educational systems -- preschool and higher education --should develop in concert with each other, so that early educators are always learning the newest concepts and strategies for teaching young children.:

November 3, 2014

Beyond the Word Gap: A collection of multimedia resources and tools that help support the development of language and learning in early relationships.:

October 26, 2014

Getting more poor kids into college won't fix income inequality:

October 24, 2014

Houston Coalition Tackles Barriers to Pre-K Quality and Access:

October 23, 2014

Montana applies for $40 million pre-K grant:

October 21, 2014

Using Infographics to Advocate for Third Grade Reading Proficiency:

October 20, 2014

MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Politics shouldn't stifle childhood education:

October 18, 2014

Poor kids who do everything right don't do better than rich kids who do everything wrong:

October 17, 2014

On the Road: Talking about the economic benefits of pre-K in Montana:

October 17, 2014

Strengthening Families, Strengthening Our Economy The economic benefits of pre - Kindergarten:

October 17, 2014

Three Quotes and a Picture:

October 17, 2014

Governor calls preschool 'best investment' Montana can make:

October 16, 2014

Gov. Bullock touts pre-kindergarten plan as economic driver in Missoula:

October 16, 2014

"9 Signs of a Good Pre-K Program." What Does High-Quality Mean for Preschool Programs?:

October 15, 2014

Montana Governor's public preschool proposal worries some private providers:

October 15, 2014

High-Quality Early Educators: The Challenges of Attracting, Retaining, Developing, and Compensating the Workforce:

October 14, 2014

Republican legislators have questions about Bullock early childhood education plan - Bullock promotes pre-K initiative as nonpartisan:

October 14, 2014

Boston Asks City Parents to Fill Out a Universal Pre-K Survey :

October 13, 2014

Gov. Bullock proposes early childhood education program. Early Edge Montana:

October 1, 2014

Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students:

September 23, 2014

Timothy Bartik's New Book on the Economic Payoff of Preschool:

September 17, 2014

Early Edge Montana - 32 States Interested in Federal Preschool Development Grants:

July 21, 2014

A Parent Answering a Call for Pre-K Teachers Goes Back to Work (and School):

July 20, 2014

Montana Board of Public Education will tackle pre-K standards:

July 18, 2014

Early education plans for Montana moving forward:

July 16, 2014

Bullock and Juneau Set the Stage for State-Funded Early Childhood Programs:

July 16, 2014

Affordable Housing Leads to Smarter Kids:

June 25, 2014

Montana Governor Bullock on the universal pre-k proposal - Early Edge Montana:

June 24, 2014

Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth:

June 11, 2014

Editorial: Montana lawmakers urged to do right thing and fund universal preschool for our state's children:

June 6, 2014

"Often the business people embrace early childhood as a priority well before the politicians do.":

June 5, 2014

Early education right for children and Montana's economy:

June 2, 2014

Missoulian Editorial: Investment in early education will pay off exponentially:

May 30, 2014

Governor Bullock pushing early education for all in Montana:

May 29, 2014

Montana's Early Childhood Education Program will Pay for Itself in 9 Years - Gov. Bullock wants universal pre-K in place by 2015:

May 29, 2014

Montana Governor Steve Bullock outlines early education priorities - Early Edge Montana:

May 29, 2014

Leading for Early Success: Building School Principals' Capacity to Lead High-Quality Early Education:

May 29, 2014

Why Investments in Early Childhood Work -

May 29, 2014

A Governor's Guide to Early Literacy: Getting all Students Reading by Third Grade:

May 28, 2014

National Health Education Standards:

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