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April 12, 2017
Tom Tom Panel Discusses Need for Innovation in Early Childhood Education
Charlottesville Tomorrow

December 3, 2016
Northam: Review State Operations; Invest in Education
The Roanoke Times

November 2, 2016
Education Secretary Stresses Need for High-Quality Early Learning
The Daily Progress

September 10, 2015
Virginia Education Secretary in Norfolk to Advocate for Early Education
The Virginian-Pilot

June 8, 2015
Virginia General Assembly awards UVA researchers $1M to assess kindergarten readiness
Augusta Free Press

June 8, 2015
Va. Legislature Awards Researchers $1M to Assess Kindergarten Readiness
UVA Today

March 13, 2015
Kindergarten Ready
HearSay with Cathy Lewis

January 29, 2015
New E3 school to open in Norfolk
WAVY-TV 10

January 20, 2015
Study: 1/3 of Va. students aren’t ready for kindergarten
The Virginian-Pilot

January 16, 2015
34% of Virginia’s kindergartners lack key skills
Inside Business

January 16, 2015
E3 school to open in February with 15 students
Inside Business

January 11, 2015
Group proposes more assessments for Va. kindergartners
The Washington Post

January 9, 2015
Researchers: 30 percent of VA kids not ready for kindergarten
NBC 29 WVIR-TV

January 9, 2015
UVA report on school readiness finds some Virginia students lacking
Augusta Free Press

November 17, 2014
Jane Batten awarded Darden regional leadership honor
Inside Business

October 21, 2014
The Building Blocks of a Good Pre-K
The New York Times

October 7, 2014
Elevate Early Education “E3” The New School
Cox 11 Hot Ticket

October 5, 2014
Workers prep Norfolk school for January opening
The Virginian-Pilot

October 3, 2014
New Park Place school will be statewide model
Inside Business

January 9, 2014
Early education advocates set sights on 2014 for progress
Inside Business

January 3, 2014
2014 what’s ahead early education
Inside Business

December 9, 2013
Fixing the classroom: Latest rankings make case for aggressive, substantive reforms in education
The Daily Press

December 6, 2013
County, school officials pledge support for pre-K
Fairfax Times

November 24, 2013
Making pre-K its business
The Roanoke Times

November 23, 2013
Sen. Kaine: Starting Strong: The case for pre-K
The Virginian-Pilot

October 30, 2013
Elevate Early Education to open school in Norfolk
Virginia Business

October 27, 2013
Race to the Top–another missed opportunity
The Virginian-Pilot

October 10, 2013
Va. Not Pursuing $45 million Race to the Top grant
Richmond Times-Dispatch

October 1, 2013
Teaching children when it matters most
The Virginian-Pilot

September 29, 2013
Norfolk school aims for investment in early education
The Virginian-Pilot

September 13, 2013
Early ed center aims to change a community
Inside Business

September 10, 2013
E3 to launch multimillion-dollar early ed center
Inside Business

September 6, 2013
Early Ed group to make two big announcements
Inside Business

September 6, 2013
Virginia Conversations on E3: Elevate Early Education
Virginia Conversations

September 6, 2013
Early Ed group to make two big announcements
Inside Business

August 30, 2013
Early Education is tops for group that’s replacing Smart Beginnings
Inside Business

June 28, 2013
Man on a Mission
Virginia Business

May 29, 2013
Child Care Centers Need Standards
The Virginian-Pilot

May 25, 2013
Public Schools Key in Breaking the Cycle
Hampton Roads Daily Press

March 10, 2013
Day Care Centers Get Money Despite Losing Licenses
The Virginian-Pilot

February 28, 2013
Quality Pre-K is Key to Success
The Virginian-Pilot

February 25, 2013
Tom Chewning:  Social Investor
Richmond Times-Dispatch

February 17, 2013
Building Children’s Futures
Distinction

February 7, 2013
All Hands on Deck for Education
The Virginian-Pilot

December 11, 2012
Virginia’s Workforce:  Ready or Not?
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

October 22, 2012
Local Pre-K Education Has New Management
The Virginian-Pilot

September 17, 2012
For Virginia, A Smart Beginning

The Virginian-Pilot

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