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It’s Not Just A Job, It’s A Profession

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Story Source: Harvard Ed. Magazine ~ Go to Original Article

Early childhood education is critical yet pre-K teachers are often thought of as babysitters, not professionals. What would it take to transform the profession?

The argument for high-quality preschool programs like the one at the Baldwin is becoming stronger and stronger over time. Over the past several decades, research has shown that good preschool programs for three- and four-year-olds can have significant positive effects on children’s literacy, language, and mathematical skills; and on their ability to regulate themselves and interact successfully with peers…....…….