Op-Eds

Members of DEY's board, staff, and advisory board have written many op-eds, explaining developmentally appropriate early childhood education and directing policymakers to listen to the experts.

Op-ed: How Do We Help Children Cope with Fear of Nuclear War?

by Susan Linn (published in the 9-27-17 issue of the Los Angeles Times) Read the full op-ed by clicking here.

Defending the Early Years publication in The Washington Post

New Study Backs More Academic Rigor for Preschool. Oh, Please.

DEY Senior Advisors Diane Levin and Nancy Carlsson-Paige are quoted in Valerie Strauss’ column, The Answer Sheet in the Washington…

The Disturbing Shift Underway in Early Childhood Classsrooms

  This morning, Valerie Strauss posted a DEY op ed on her education blog “The Answer Sheet” at The Washington Post….

Do Young Kids Need to Learn a Lot of Facts?

  At the Washington Post yesterday Valerie Strauss published Do young kids need to learn a lot of facts? This essay by…

A Tough Critique of Common Core on Early Childhood Education

A Tough Critique of Common Core on Early Childhood Education  by Edward Miller and Nancy Carlsson-Paige Published in The Answer…

Teachers’ Voices: How Ed Policy is Hurting Early Childhood Education

  In case you missed it, DEY wrote an op-ed for Valerie Strauss’ column titled The Answer Sheet at The…