This brief presents the latest information regarding early childhood expulsions and suspensions with a special emphasis on how continuing gender and race disparities violate the civil rights of many of our youngest learners and contribute to our nation’s costly achievement gap by locking our boys and African-American children out of educational opportunities and diminishing the ability of early education to provide the social justice remedy it was designed to produce.
Article November 27, 2020
An article in Medical News Today draws from the work of experts on American Indian health inequities to highlight the unfair disparities this populations faces as a result of historical trauma.
The Voices of Michigan’s Early Care and Education Teachers: Children’s Challenging Behavior, Expulsion, Disparities, and Needed Program Supports
Report September 1, 2020
Michigan leaders and stakeholders are working to strengthen a system of supports for young children’s mental health. This report presents results of a statewide survey on ECE teachers’ experiences related to children’s challenging behaviors and recommendations for further strengthening social-emotional supports for children in Michigan’s ECE settings.
Newsletter August 1, 2020
The National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers Capacity Building Hub’s newsletter highlights the PN-3 work underway in the Pritzker Children’s Initiative’s grantee states and communities. Read this newsletter for updates on what’s happening in South Carolina, Nebraska and other areas.