Agreement across the aisle: investment in early childhood makes sense

State Sen.-elect Pettersen: Fixing education must start earlier By Joey Bunch on ColoradoPolitics.com (full article text below) A panel of conservative and liberal education experts agreed Monday night at Colorado Christian Unive ...
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Universal Pre-K in Summit County

We are proud to support passionate local leaders in their efforts to serve young children and families. Read about the universal preschool program in Summit County (full article text provided below). Could a new universal preschool ...
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Mobile preschools making a mile high debut

They started as an experiment in rural areas. Now, mobile preschools are rolling into metro Denver. This is literacy meeting parents and children where they’re at. Like all great innovations, the challenge is having regulations ca ...
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Preschoolers are most likely to be expelled

"Preschooler" and "expelled" are 2 words that should not be used in the same sentence. Milestones is engrossed in work on early childhood mental health prevention and promotion, and early learning workforce development. We know how t ...
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Summit County’s Ballot Initiative 1A passes, creating $88 million in revenue over 10 years

An article published by the Summit Daily discusses the recent election results and their impact on early childhood. Full text below: Summit County ballot initiative 1A passed, tacking a mill levy on Summit County property owners ...
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Newly Elected Governors Make Early Education A Priority

Many governors-elect campaigned on promises to expand access and increase funding to early care and education programs, according to a recent article on NewAmerica.  Full article text below: While the big takeaway of the midt ...
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St. Vrain School Districts creates P-TEACH program

The St. Vrain School District is tacking a statewide teacher shortage by creating a grow-your-own program for high school students.  The Daily Camera highlights their efforts in a recent article. Full article text below: The St. Vr ...
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345 children on pre-K waiting lists in Summit County due to lack of space, staffing shortage

An article from Summit Daily highlights Early Childhood Options' work to address Summit County's early childhood workforce shortage. ...
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With preschool teachers in short supply, Colorado’s Teach for America is pulled into early childhood market

An article from Chalkbeat Colorado highlights Colorado's Teach for America expansion into preschool. Colorado's Early Childhood Workforce Survey 2017 and Colorado's Early Childhood Workforce 2020 Plan are both highlighted as referenc ...
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Looking to the Past to Shape Colorado’s Future: 30 Years of Progress for Young Children and Families

  Early Milestones Colorado is excited to announce the release of Looking to the Past to Shape Colorado’s Future: 30 Years of Progress for Young Children and Families, which takes an expansive and in-depth look at the progr ...
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