Early Education Matters

Longform Hope-Starts-Here-list

Hope Starts Here puts Detroit's young children first

Feature Story Danielle Atkinson
Longform Robin Beasley is the director of Garden of Dreams Preschool inside First Congregational Church.
Longform Teacher helping child at NEST Child Care and Parent Institute in Detroit
Longform Child at NEST Child Care and Parent Institute in Detroit

Michigan makes the leap to improved educational opportunities with MiLEAP

Feature Story Boys in preschool
Feature Story Boys in preschool

Why preschoolers living with autism benefit from early education

Longform James Ribbron reads to Dwayne Sharpe and Elizabeth Brooks.
Longform Access to affordable child care plays a critical role in families finding secure employment.

Underfunding early child care has far-reaching impacts

Longform Right here in Michigan, Detroit’s pre-K programs are among the best.
Longform A number of financial incentives for post-secondary education help those interested in an early education career.

Michigan looks to create a better career path for early childhood educators

Longform Early Education Matters,
This important series builds on our work covering early education issues and innovation in Southeast Michigan. Focusing on what both parents and providers are experiencing, we dive into what's working (and what's not), and who is uncovering solutions. The series is made possible with funding from the Southeast Michigan Early Childhood Funders Collaborative.