About Lillian @lrmongeau
Lillian Mongeau is the engagement editor and West Coast correspondent at The Hechinger Report. She primarily covers early education and California education. Mongeau also co-writes an early childhood education blog for Education Week.
Lillian’s Recent Stories
Education May 01Why is it hard to find a good preschool? Play this game
Here’s what parents go through when trying to enroll a child in high-quality, affordable preschool.
Education Sep 08Could a Hillary Clinton presidency spark a preschool revolution?
An election of Hillary Clinton could mark the first time a U.S. president's signature issue is early childhood education.
Education Aug 16What it will take to create quality preschool for all
One city’s attempt to professionalize early education could be a model for the nation. In the last two years, New York City has moved to accommodate all of the city’s public school 4-year-olds in high-quality preschool classrooms.
Education Aug 10Boston’s preschools are ahead of the curve and here’s why
On the ground floor of Russell Elementary School in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston one February morning, three teachers supervised 20 students in what is considered one of the best free, public preschool programs in the country.
Education Apr 18Battle of bilingual education once again brewing in California
California poised to make major shift towards bilingual education, pending the results of fall election, but lacks enough qualified teachers.
Education Feb 02Oklahomans have embraced free, universal early education — and it’s working
Oklahomans trend conservative, yet they’ve embraced free, universal early education.
Education Oct 22Voters support public preschool, but will candidates do the same?
Presidential candidates hoping to attract Millennials, Hispanics and swing state voters in 2016 could be well-advised to make early education a key part of their education platform, according to the results of a new national poll showing that 76 percent…