(WRIC) — In Virginia, it’s more expensive to send your child to daycare than a four-year college with in-state tuition, according to a new study.
The cost factors of childcare are the child to teacher ratios, how qualified the teachers are, the building’s rent, feeding the children and utilities.
by: Alex Thorson | Posted: Aug 13, 2019 / 05:39 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 14, 2019 / 10:26 AM EDT
Public comment now being solicited for feedback on draft Strategic Plan to strengthen school readiness in the Commonwealth
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the completion of a statewide Needs Assessment and draft Strategic Plan that were produced through the $9.9 million federal Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) announced in January.
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On a typical school day, Virginia educators will teach classes across multiple subjects, provide personal social and emotional support for students inside and outside the classroom, manage after-school programs, and grade assignments or prepare lesson plans. They might have a second job to make ends meet.
Virginia officials are trying to make it easier to teach preschool.
For the first time, students taking early childhood education classes at Virginia’s community colleges can have those credits and degrees automatically transfer to four-year schools.
Driving through Virginia you can catch over 200 different personalized license plates, recognizing everyone from animal lovers to veterans. But, a delegate is trying to make sure one special job is highlighted too. Read More
Of all the important public policy issues confronting Virginia, the need for exceptional early childhood education stands alone in its potential to significantly impact both current and future prosperity.
The School Readiness Report Card gathers, synthesizes and interprets a broad array of relevant data to help various stakeholders track the status of state and local school readiness initiatives.
Congratulations to VCCA President, Dr. Rosemary Burton, on her gubernatorial appointment to the Virginia School Readiness Council! Dr. Burton will seated at the table to represent private, for profit, early education centers in Virginia. Click here to read the full article and complete list of committee members.
Office of the Governor, Virginia.gov
July 6, 2016
Virginia Child Care Association (VCCA) is a statewide, nonprofit membership organization of business leaders, directors, and teachers of privately owned and operated early education facilities.
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