Head Start, Earl Boyles give and take over preschool
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
In three years, the Early Works initiative has forged system change between a school district and one Head Start program, a change that at the outset seemed almost impossible.
Three years ago, the Children’s Institute started an early learning demonstration project with community partners including Mt. Hood Community College Head Start, Multnomah Early Childhood Early Education/Early Intervention, David Douglas School District, and Earl Boyles Elementary....
Community Leaders Celebrate Richard C. Alexander Early Learning Center at Earl Boyles
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
“This facility is a shining example of a model of collaboration and a spirit of resourcefulness,” Governor Kitzhaber said last week at the opening celebration for the Richard C. Alexander Early Learning Center and adjacent neighborhood center at Earl Boyles Elementary School in southeast Portland.
The Early Learning Center, which houses four full-day kindergarten classrooms, three preschool classrooms, and a developmentally appropriate outdoor courtyard...