• On Tuesday, November 6 U.S. voters will head to the polls to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. For children and families, these elections will play an important role in the future state of preschool, as the governorship is up for grabs in 36 states, which could heavily impact the future of early education policy. […]

  • In the spring of 2016, School Readiness Consulting launched the Equity in Early Learning Initiative (EELI) as a critical step towards ensuring that all children— regardless of their many identities— have access to the high-quality early education they deserve. We created EELI with the expressed intention of developing an ecosystem of leadership for educational equity in […]

  • The creation of strong P-3 systems that effectively link early learning and the early grades (preschool through grade 3) is a key strategy to promote positive student outcomes, and foster children’s growth and development throughout the early years. Efforts targeted to building P-3 systems are based on a robust body of research supporting the notion […]

  • “Parents cannot afford to pay, teachers and providers can’t afford to stay, help us find a better way.” This slogan coined in the early 1990s started the ‘Worthy Wage Campaign’–  a movement that intended to bring attention to the low salaries of teachers in early childhood settings. At the movement’s birth, early childhood education was beginning […]

  •   This Fall, we are partnering with NAEYC’s Global Engagement Division on some exciting international work! SRC’s practice team, which promotes best practice by building instructional leadership and educator capacity, will work alongside NAEYC and a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) providing training and technical assistance to support the development of Saudi Arabia’s […]

  • Technology continues to be introduced at staggering rates into our youngest learners’ lives. From ABCmouse to Leapfrog, a number of parents and families might find that new technologies are quality supplements to their child’s learning. After all, apps and other digital platforms can be great at capturing children’s attention. With back-to-school season among us, many […]

  • With suspensions in the United States on the rise, more and more children are vulnerable to being pushed out of school, including preschoolers.[1], [2] Since 2011, the federal government has collected data on public preschool suspension and expulsion and according to new data from the Department of Education, 6,743 children who were enrolled in public pre-K […]