"ED and HHS announced today a $1 million investment from in the Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to implement the Pyramid Equity Project to provide technical assistance to early learning educators and ensure that the youngest learners are supported and nurtured. The Departments will partner with Preschool Development Grantees Clifton Early Learner Academy in Clifton, New Jersey, and Cambridge Early Learning Center in Antioch, Tennessee, to establish national models for addressing issues of implicit bias and uneven implementation of discipline, including expulsions and suspensions, in early learning programs. Recently a group of more than 30 national organizations, led by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, released a joint statement in support of the federal policy statement on expulsion and suspension in early learning." U.S. Department of Education sent this bulletin at 08/15/2016 01:10 PM EDT
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