TQEE Policy Director, Lisa Wiltshire, is our expert on early education. She’s a former kindergarten teacher, previous director of the Office of Early Learning at the Tennessee Department of Education, and a graduate of the prestigious Bank Street College of Education. While expert, Lisa is always learning, and we along with her. Here are a few news pieces and a book that caught her attention last week. We hope you find them to be good “food for thought” and helpful in shaping your knowledge on early education policy.
- NBC Nightly News, Head Start Program Offers Low Income Children a Chance to Thrive
- PBS, When a Laundromat Becomes a Library
- Education Week, Investing in Principal Talent Pays Off in Higher Math and Reading Scores Study Finds
- Carla Shalaby, Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School
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