Preventing Expulsion from Preschool and Child Care

Young children are being expelled from preschool and child care programs at an astonishing rate.

This practice deprives young children of the benefit of early childhood education and may leave unaddressed the mental health issues that lead to challenging behaviors.

Because of challenging behaviors such as aggression, tantrums, and noncompliance, young children are deprived of the benefits of early childhood education.

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Learn how to better support social and emotional development to prevent the expulsion of young children from educational settings.

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Why Is Implicit Bias Such an Important Issue?

Exploring Implicit Bias

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These videos were taken at the “What’s Behind Preschool Expulsion? Exploring Implicit Bias, Part II” held on March 30, 2017.

Behind Preschool Expulsion

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These videos were taken at the “What’s Behind Preschool Expulsion” Congressional briefing, held on June 11, 2015.

Preschool Expulsion: What's Behind the Numbers?

High expulsion rates are also an indicator that we are not helping parents and caregivers, starting from birth, to support the positive social and emotional development that is the foundation for all learning, future relationships, and school readiness.

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