Natalie Orenstein

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY
One Size Doesn't Fit All

In too many cases, the needs of the bureaucracy win out over children’s developmental needs.


EDUCATION POLICY
Teaching Young Learners Takes Unique Levels of Training

South Carolina's teacher licensing structure is informed by knowledge of the special skills required to teach young children


EDUCATION POLICY
Putting Children First in Teacher Licensing

Teaching young children takes a different skill set, yet many states’ training programs are not preparing teachers.


EDUCATION POLICY
California Acts to Cultivate Bilingual Teaching Force

California has over 2.6 million students who speak a language other than English at home.


EDUCATION POLICY
Licensure Changes in Arkansas Worry Early Childhood Advocates

A change in how Arkansas licenses it's early education teachers has many worried that the move will likely hurt future students.