Education News

Trident United Way consistently reviews the latest news concerning childhood education and literacy, and will be sharing information that is pertinent to our efforts in improving education in our local communities.

Early Childhood Education

How the United States Must Confront Challenges in Early Childhood EducationTeachers College Columbia University

Benefits of Early Childhood Education 30 Years LaterThe Carolina Abecedarian Project


Phonics in Literacy Instruction (Reading by Third)

Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade MattersThe Annie E. Casey Foundation

Influential literacy expert Lucy Calkins is changing her viewsAPM Reports

Lucy Calkins Says Balanced Literacy Needs 'Rebalancing', Education Week Teacher


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