Edmonia Lewis Black Heritage Stamp

U.S. postage stamp will honor Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor who broke the mold

American sculptor Edmonia Lewis is featured on a new United States Postal Service (USPS) stamp. The stamp debuted on January 26. It is the 45th installment of the USPS’s Black Heritage Series. Lewis was a successful sculptor during the late…
phonics instruction in reading

Perceiving sound-letter associations in English can help people learn to read it better

Learning to read in English is not just about using context (e.g., pictures) to guess the meaning of the words on the page but also about being aware of the sounds in words and their use. This ability, called “phonological…
child and the environment

Importance of teaching children about environmental issues

Environmental education provision needs greater investment and innovation if future generations are to be able to respond fully to the climate emergency, experts have said. The deepening environmental crisis will continue to worsen if there is not significant support and…
joe biden speaking in classroom

Build Back Better Act a ‘Game-Changer’ for Early Childhood Education

With the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better package of education, health care, workforce and other social benefits passing the House and headed to the Senate, the U.S. stands poised to make a seismic improvement in increasing access to early childhood…