Susan Ochshorn, ECE PolicyWorks Founder

Susan Ochshorn
Policy curator, human capital nurturer, and social change addict

Why ECE Policy Matters

We need to broaden economic arguments to embrace moral and ethical ones. Both are needed . . . and they are not mutually exclusive. In fact, increased attention to economic inequality has brought us full circle to the moral and ethical arguments of fairness, equality of education opportunity, and social justice in creating a good society. 
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In The Blogosphere


The Educator's Room—One of my best holiday gifts was a conversation with Franchesca Warren, maestra of The Educator's Room. She asked me what I would do if I were U.S. Secretary of Education . . . Listen →

Capitol Pressroom/WCNY—I weighed in on the ESSA regulations and Trump's pick for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, with host Susan Arbetter and Bianca Tanis, of New York State Allies for Public Education . . . Listen →


Rally for Progressive Education & Democracy

On April 6, teachers, parents and other concerned citizens will rally in NYC to save Central Park East 1 elementary school. Founded by education pioneer Deborah Meier, this beacon of child-centered practice is under siege, in violation of community trust and democracy. If you're local, please join us. If not, you can sign this petition.


Teaching Kindergarten Conference: Where did the Garden Go? Practice, Policy, and Advocacy

Teachers, school leaders and policy makers will be descending on Bank Street College of Education in New York City on April 21 and 22 to revisit and celebrate the unique and vital role of Kindergarten in the life of the child.


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