Jennifer Garner in DC to Promote Early Education

  Yesterday in Washington, Jennifer Garner, award-winning actress and mother of three, lent her voice to support early education as lawmakers unveiled the bipartisan bill, “The Start Strong For America’s…
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Virginia’s 4th Graders Make Gains In Reading

  The 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results are in and show Virginia’s incoming fourth graders continue to improve in reading. According to the 2013 NAEP results: 43% of…
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What Republicans & Democrats can learn from Oklahoma

In Sunday’s New York Times, Nicholas Kristof wrote a compelling Op-Ed on one red state’s surprising victory with early education.  Did you know that when it comes to early education…
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Denver Preschool Investment Boasts Reading Gains Into 3rd Grade

  When we talk about the importance of investing in early education, one common question we hear is this: do the benefits really continue into 3rd grade, 8th grade and…
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Trick, Treat & Teach!

  Tonight’s a big night for children everywhere: Halloween!  But believe it or not before they dig into all their yummy treats, there are some fun, easy ways to use…
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Baseball AND Learning?? Talk About A Home Run!

Are you cheering for the Cards or a diehard Red Sox fan? Either way you can help a child develop strong literacy and math skills with a little World Series…
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Frog Trouble: A CD the Whole Family Will Love

As your child’s first and most important teacher, one of the most important things you can do for your child is to read to them.  Here at E3, we LOVE…
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Wednesday Night: David Kirp at Old Dominion University

  Old Dominion University presents The Darden Lecture in Education featuring David Kirp, author of “Kids First,” “Improbable Scholars” and “The Sandbox Investment.” Kirp is an advocate for innovative solutions…
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ODU State of The Region Report: Mediocre Schools Are A Recipe For Economic Stagnancy

  Earlier this month, James Koch, Old Dominion University’s board of visitors professor of economics and president emeritus, presented his annual “State of the Region” report to Hampton Roads business,…
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What Employers Really Want

Yesterday, on the blog, we talked about “Marshmallows, Grit & The Future Workforce” and used the well-known “marshmallow experiment” to show that even at four-years-old, cognitive skills are not enough. …
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