Groundbreaking on Outdoor Classroom at Louis Stokes Head Start

On June 28th, the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland broke ground on their first outdoor classroom at Louis Stokes Head Start. An outdoor classroom is a learning space that will be used by teachers and students year-round in all weather. The classroom will have a natural feel with features such as tree stumps, […]

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National League of Cities Selects Cleveland to Participate in Early Childhood Initiative

National League of Cities (NLC) selected Cleveland as one of 13 cities participating in an initiative to increase the likelihood that all children will achieve educational success by the end of third grade by aligning local services and support systems. In addition to Cleveland, Denver; Dubuque, Iowa; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Las Vegas; Louisville, Kentucky; Madison, […]

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New Preschool Enrollment Resources for Parents

Preschool enrollment has begun and PRE4CLE has been working with partners across the city to get the word out to parents. High-quality preschool builds the foundation for future success in school and life, and the more preschool experience a child gets, the better their outcomes will be. That’s why it’s important that children are enrolled […]

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The First 2000 Days Series

This past year, media partners from ideastream, Cleveland.com, and The Plain Dealer with support from PNC Bank did a series of stories on the first 2,000 days of a child’s life.

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PRE4CLE Joins National Early Learning Leaders to Discuss the Future of Preschool in American Cities

PRE4CLE attended two events with national partners in November to participate in a dialogue regarding the future of early learning policy in America.

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Conferences: PRE4CLE Connects with Partners Nationwide

PRE4CLE is being looked to as a national model for preschool expansion, as evidenced by invitations to speak to national audiences across the U.S.

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Classroom Start Up Grants Provide New Preschool Seats

Last year, PRE4CLE granted three high-quality preschool providers funds to start new classrooms.

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PRE4CLE and the Cleveland Transformation Alliance Highlight Quality Schools and Preschools

PRE4CLE co-hosted the first annual School Quality Fair with the Cleveland Transformation Alliance.

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PRE4CLE Hosts Open Houses

Open houses will be held at PRE4CLE Provider sites throughout Cleveland.

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