November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Early Learning’s Pay Gap | Editorial

We depend on and say we value the people who care for our kids in their earliest years—in day-care centers and in home-based child care. Yet we expect them to work for a pittance. It’s time to invest in our kids’ first teachers.

This article was published in School Library Journal's July 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

PNC Bank’s $350 Million Early Learning Push | First Steps

Banks aren’t traditionally known for innovating with early childhood education programs, but Pittsburgh’s PNC Bank is a happy exception. Its bilingual Grow Up Great initiative builds strong partnerships with libraries and other cultural institutions around early learning.

This article was published in School Library Journal's January 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Head Start Gets $10 Million Donation During Government Shutdown

Philanthropists Laura and John Arnold have donated $10 million in emergency funding this week to support the National Head Start Association during the government shutdown, allowing more than 7,000 at-risk children to return to their Head Start classrooms.