Weekly News: ECE and More – 4.28.21

April 28, 2021

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» American Families Plan Includes Historic Support and Reforms for ECE (First 5 Years)

More on President Biden’s American Families Plan, which includes a proposal to significantly and sustainably expand access to and the quality of ECE.

» Chicago Is Stepping up Its Preschool Advertising. Will Families Return? (Chalkbeat)

Chalkbeat looks at challenges facing Pre-K enrollment in Chicago and what the city and community organizations are doing to increase enrollment. 

» How Schools Can Help Kids Heal After A Year Of ‘Crisis And Uncertainty’ (KQED MindShift)

KQED MindShift examines the trauma and uncertainty that children have faced over the past year and what schools are doing to help.

» A 4-Year-Old Child Is Not a Problem. And Expulsion Is Not a Solution. (New York Times)

This New York Times looks at the critically important issue of preschool expulsion and why it is so damaging to young children and should be outlawed.

» On How Social Justice Movements Succeed in America (Scientific American)

Scientific American explores the factors and strategies leading to successful social justice movements.

» What Will the World of Work Look Like After COVID-19? (Bloomberg CityLab)

This ongoing CityLab storythread examines the changing American workplace during and post-pandemic.