Researchers found that North Carolina's pre-K program, which is free for 4-year-olds, gives students a boost in reading and math that continues through 3rd grade.

Advocates for home-visiting programs are focused on getting more federal funding before Sept. 30 for the program, which provides long-term support for at-risk families.

Researchers found that children are also helped if readers guide their attention to illustrations and point out features that children may not know the words for.

Researchers exposed preschoolers living in poverty in India to games designed to teach them math concepts related to numbers and geometry, and the students made learning gains.

A new study finds that strong oral storytelling skills in preschool help both African-American girls and boys with reading, but at different times in their elementary school careers.

A study by the American Institutes for Research has found that students who enroll in California's transitional kindergarten program are better prepared for kindergarten than other children.

Nobel laureate James J. Heckman and a team of researchers has released an updated report on the benefits of a 1970s-era birth-to-five early learning program.

A new report stresses that improving child care helps current workers be more productive and helps future workers by giving them a solid foundation.

Seattle plans to boost its minimum wage to $15 by 2021. Will child-care programs be able to absorb the increased labor costs?

A new website developed by the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership examines the varied qualifications for early-childhood program leaders in different states and in different settings.

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