Early Learning Coalition

Education

Update: Parents key to building better babies

Parents are their children’s first teachers and if we are to have any success to build better babies, we have to reach parents to help them become the best first teachers they can be for their babies' earliest years and beyond. Read full story

Education

Helping parents bridge the early learning gap

A new venture for the Studer Community Institute is to promote parental engagement and help parents bridge the early learning gap to improve kindergarten readiness. Read full story

Education

How far did Escambia kindergartners come in a year?

In one year, Escambia County's kindergartners make remarkable progress thanks to their teachers. To get more of them where they need to be, the community needs to pitch in. Read full story

Education

Shannon’s Window: How T.R. Jackson builds youngsters and their families

Helping children succeed in school sometimes includes helping their parents fill the gaps in their own education. And that's how you change lives. Read full story

Education

It makes sense to invest in preschool

Investing in early learning and high-quality preschool programs provides a win-win solution by improving outcomes for children and preparing our future workforce for economic competiveness, all while saving taxpayers money in the long run. Read full story

Education

Florida again struggles with testing readiness

Problems with the way kindergarten readiness is calculated at the state level make it hard for districts that want to use the data to do so. Read full story

Education

Safety measures delayed for early learning centers

Legislation to toughen standards for early learning centers will have to wait until next year for approval after the bill stalled in the Senate at the end of the 2015 session. Read full story

Education

Prioritizing early education

Advocates hope a May 20 Early Education Summit will highlight the importance of strong early learning programs

Advocates hope a May 20 Early Education Summit will highlight the importance of strong early learning programs in the Pensacola area. Read full story

Community

Imagination Station wants to get you in the early literacy game

WSRE's Imagination Station is hosting an event on April 12 that aims to bring a love of learning to the old ball game at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Read full story