October- News + Events


Star Tribune- Message for Public School Improvement

Star Tribune- For most Minnesota school districts it’s the first day of school 

Hutchinson Bulletin- YOU, YOUR KIDS AND SCHOOL: what’s ecfe and is it important?

Grand Rapids Herald- ISD 318 sees rise in early childhood special education needs

Pioneer Press- Should preschool educators be licensed, unionized? Battle lines drawn in south washington county

University of St. Thomas Newsroom- Child Development Center Closure Questions and Answers

New America- Bright Horizons Plans to Pay Teachers to get Degrees: My Quesitons, Concerns, and Thoughts


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Written by Christine Empanger

Christine is a graduate student at Augsburg University. While working as an Intern with Advance Consulting LLC she has found a passion for bettering the Early Childhood Workforce and provide quality, and accessible early education across Minnesota. Advance Consulting LLC is a public policy consulting firm serving clients in the government, non-profit and private sectors whose mission is to work with clients to improve the lives of children and families. www.advance-consulting.org.
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