Children Matter: New Family Resource Center, and What’s New at Emeryville Child Development Center

May 2, 2013
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Children Matter: New Family Resource Center, and What’s New at Emeryville Child Development Center

New Family Resource and Wellness Center! Several years ago, John Sugiyama, interim superintendent of Emery Unified School District, put together a small working group to look at services in Emeryville for children birth to 5 and their families.  There were many gaps in services and families looked to Berkeley and

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Children Matter: Much Needed Improvements Coming to Emeryville Child Development Center

June 3, 2012
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Children Matter: Much Needed Improvements Coming to Emeryville Child Development Center

Photo by Anissa Thompson For nearly two years, an advisory committee has been working with the city to develop and strengthen the program of the Emeryville Child Development Center (ECDC). A consultancy group skilled in early education was recently hired to assess the Center’s work, and the results (available on ECDC website) showed need for

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Meet the Candidates 2011

October 26, 2011
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Meet the Candidates For Emeryville City Council The information below is based on personal interviews with the candidates and is either quoted directly or paraphrased (in the first person), with the exception of information in parentheses. JACQUELINE (Jac) ASHER (Interviewed by Brian Donahue) Age 40,  married with two children (one enrolled in the Emeryville Child Development Center and

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Children Matter: City Council, Corporate Citizens Need to Invest in Early Childhood Education

May 10, 2011
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Children Matter: City Council, Corporate Citizens Need to Invest in Early Childhood Education

“…Recent studies suggest that one critical form of education, early childhood development…, is grossly under-funded. However, if properly funded and managed, investment in ECD yields an extraordinary return, far exceeding the return on most investments, private or public…. In the future any proposed economic development list should have early childhood development at the top.” — Arthur

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