What Does Bezos Academy Mean for Early Learning?
May 3, 2023
Bezos Academy was recently featured in USA Today and EdSurge about our approach and progress in opening and operating tuition-free preschools in under-resourced communities.
In the piece, Michael Abello, chief education officer at Bezos Academy, shares how we use data to identify areas where there are not enough seats to serve children in the community.
“If we are entering a community and have an adverse effect on another program, that’s counter to our mission,” he said. “We’ve actually had a really positive reception from families and communities and frankly other early learning providers that we’ve had a chance to collaborate with on that admissions model. In large part, our work is going to be dependent on partnership, learning from and learning with those leaders in the early learning space.”
Read the full article here.