November 2019 DEY Newsletter

by DEY

2019 was a busy year for both Defending the Early Years and for the early childhood education advocacy movement.  In this issue, we discuss the …

October 2019 DEY Newsletter

by DEY

Defending play. Advocating for childhood.  The how, why, and where. This issue is about activism–advocating for our youngest students, our children caught in a system …

September 2019 DEY Newsletter

by DEY

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Play is so central to healthy human development that pediatricians are increasingly writing play “prescriptions” for their young patients, and play is considered a basic …

August 2019 DEY Newsletter

by DEY

August 2019 DEY Newsletter

A revolution for True Play has arrived and was in full force at DEY’s Summer Institute in July. This is important because people (teachers and …

A Tribute to Vivian Paley

by Blakely Bundy

by Blakely Bundy, Co-Director of DEY and former Executive Director of The Alliance for Early Childhood, located on the North Shore of Chicago Vivian Gussin …

July 2019 DEY Newsletter

by DEY

July 2019 DEY Newsletter

DEY’s First Early Childhood Summer Organizing Leadership Institute – A Huge Success! View the newsletter