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Plan To Revamp Preschools Hits Congress, But Price Tag Is Big | Christian Science Monitor

November 13, 2013

... helping them to increase access to low- and moderate-income 4-year-olds first, and eventually 3-year-olds, and helping to beef up quality,” says Laura Bornfreund, a senior policy analyst for early education at the New America Foundation in Washington.

Pre-K Legislation is Notable for Emphasis on Quality, But Will Face Major Political Obstacles

November 13, 2013
Today, House and Senate lawmakers gave legislative form to President Obama’s vision of pre-kindergarten education for all low- and moderate-income children around the U.S., first announced in his February State of the Union address. The bills, both called the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, were introduced by Sen.

House, Senate Education Committees to Introduce Bills for Federal-State Pre-K Partnerships

November 12, 2013
Tomorrow, House Education and Workforce Committee Ranking Member George Miller (D-CA) and Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chair Tom Harkin (D-IA) are expected to release a legislative version of the federal pre-kindergarten plan proposed by President Obama in his State of the Union address last February.

Screen Time For Preschoolers: Recommendations vs. Reality | Huffington Post

November 1, 2013

As Lisa Guernsey, author of Screen Time: How Electronic Media -- from Baby Videos to Educational Software -- Affects Your Young Child points out in an article on the NAEYC website, in fact, there are studies that have shown very young children can get ...

Pediatricians Issue New Media Guidelines For Kids | Mother Nature Network

October 29, 2013

But teasing apart cause and effect in those studies is difficult, said Lisa Guernsey, director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation and the author of "Screen Time: How Electronic Media — From Baby Videos to Educational ...

Pediatricians Issue New Media Guidelines For Kids | Live Science

October 28, 2013

But teasing apart cause and effect in those studies is difficult, said Lisa Guernsey, director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation and the author of "Screen Time: How Electronic Media — From Baby Videos to Educational ...

PRESS RELEASE: New Data Show District-by-District 2012 Pre-K Spending Per Child for First Time

September 24, 2013

Today, the New America Foundation’s Federal Education Budget Project (FEBP) and Early Education Initiative released 2012 state and school district pre-kindergarten data -- the first time that district-by-district breakdowns of spending per child have been made publicly available for last year’s enrollees.

Discovering That Your 18-Month-Old is Using an iPad in Pre-School | The Atlantic

September 12, 2013

Screen Time author Lisa Guernsey recently wrote a Slate piece emphasizing an app's context--namely, parent interaction--over content when it came to iPad learning for the smallest children. While the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends no ...

Obama Administration Presses Forward on Early Education | Politico

August 13, 2013

... 'There's nothing we can do,' the administration is saying, 'Let's see if we can beat the drum enough outside of Washington to influence members of Congress,' ” said Lisa Guernsey, director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America ...

Education Forum Discusses The Use Of Technology In The Classroom | Business Administration Information

June 26, 2013

It included Lisa Guernsey, Director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation, and Justin Leites, the head of the game division at Amplify. Leites argued that games must be voluntary and totally immersing for the student ...

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