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‘There’s no place like Moulton Head Start:’ Early learning center welcomed students back after COVID-19 closure

‘There’s no place like Moulton Head Start:’ Early learning center welcomed students back after COVID-19 closure Moulton Head Start reopened its doors to early learning students last Friday after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the preschool to shutter its doors in March. Students and parents were reminded “there’s no place like Moulton Head Start” when they

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Alabama adding 55 First Class Pre-K classrooms — ‘Model of excellence’

Alabama adding 55 First Class Pre-K classrooms — ‘Model of excellence’ Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education on Tuesday proudly announced that the world-class Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 55 new classrooms to 25 counties this coming fall. The department received 163 new classroom applications, and 123 of

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Pre-to-3: Coalitions in 6 states join growing ‘Early Learning Nation’

Pre-to-3: Coalitions in 6 states join growing ‘Early Learning Nation’ For community leaders building action plans in the middle of a pandemic, “the work has changed but it hasn’t stopped.” This latest Pre-to-3 column highlights a new tool for planning communitywide initiatives focusing on school readiness. Past installments of Pre-to-3 can be found here.   When Building

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University Place Hands out Learning Packets for Pre-K Students

UNIVERSITY PLACE HANDS OUT LEARNING PACKETS FOR PRE-K STUDENTS BY WVUA 23 ON MAY 14, 2020 Over 500 bags were given out to pre-K students to aide in their home learning instruction on Wednesday at University Place Elementary School. Dr. Pamela Truelove-Walker, the District 3 Director, says that the bags were filled with pre-K learning activities such as

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Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program ranked nation’s best for 14th straight year

Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program ranked nation’s best for 14th straight year Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) has ranked Alabama First Class Pre-K as the nation’s highest quality state pre-kindergarten program for the 14th consecutive year. In a statement, Ivey said, “Alabama First Class Pre-K is

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Alabama First Class Pre-K Ranked Nation’s Highest Quality Program for 14th Straight Year

Alabama First Class Pre-K Ranked Nation’s Highest Quality Program for 14th Straight Year Posted: Apr 22, 2020 10:34 AM CDT by Alabama News Network Staff Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) ranks Alabama First Class Pre-K as the nation’s highest quality state pre-kindergarten program for the 14th consecutive year.

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Alabama First Class Pre-K ranked highest quality in nation for 14th year

Alabama First Class Pre-K ranked highest quality in nation for 14th year MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Alabama First Class Pre-K has been ranked as the country’s highest quality state pre-kindergarten program, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday. Ivey said this is the 14th consecutive year that the National Institute for Early Education Research has ranked the

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Pre-to-3: While some preschoolers learn online, most programs seek stability

Pre-to-3: While some preschoolers learn online, most programs seek stability Stimulus funds provide $3.5 billion that will help cover the cost of care for children of essential workers, but offer “minimal resources to providers or their staff.” Permission granted by Alabama Department of Early Childhood This latest Pre-to-3 column focuses on the disruption in the

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