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Early Edge Montana News

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 - OunceOfPrevention.org:



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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