Ypsilanti Community Schoos http://wemu.org en Ypsilanti Community Schools Early Childhood Group Addresses Learning at Earliest Levels http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-community-schools-early-childhood-group-addresses-learning-earliest-levels <p>The Ypsilanti Community Schools Early Childhood Advisory Committee is working on ways to improve education at the earliest levels, going as far as finding ways to give parents pre-natal help in making education choices.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p>The committee presented a draft plan to the school board last night.&nbsp;</p><p>Margy Long co-chairs the group.&nbsp; She's also director of the <a href="http://Success by Six Great Start Collaborative.">Success by Six Great Start Collaborative.</a></p><p><br />Long says achievement gaps happen when every child isn't ready to learn by the time they enter kindergarten.</p><p>She says the Early Childhood Advisory Committee is trying to expand on what's been done in the area before.&nbsp;</p><p>She says teachers can't do everything, so a Family Resource Center could help.&nbsp;</p><p>The committee will make its formal report to the school board in early 2014.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 02:21:39 +0000 Bob Eccles 37273 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Community Schools Early Childhood Group Addresses Learning at Earliest Levels YCS Born As Board Members Sworn In http://wemu.org/post/ycs-born-board-members-sworn <p>The Ypsilanti Community Schools district was officially born this morning, as the Board of Education held its organizational meeting.</p><p>The Oath of Office was administered to trustees by State Representative David Rutledge.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 15:33:30 +0000 Bob Eccles 31566 at http://wemu.org YCS Born As Board Members Sworn In