The Head Start program in Prince George's County, a suburb of Washington D.C. engaged in humiliating treatment of children and, in one case, lost track of a student for about an hour, according to inspection reports.
Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, said she helped to create the 22-year-old program for pregnant women, babies, and toddlers. What was her role in supporting Early Head Start in its infancy?
Both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton placed a spotlight on the affordability of child care in recent remarks on the campaign trail.
Speaking at the Detroit Economic Club Monday, Donald Trump's proposal also calls for scrapping the federal Child and Dependent Care tax credit.
New research shows that learning more advanced content in kindergarten, such as simple addition and subtraction, not just counting, makes for bigger gains in mathematics later on.
Early child was mentioned once by Republicans, multiple times by Democrats, at this month's conventions.
U.S. elementary-grade teachers get far less training than teachers in high-achieving countries for deep understanding of the foundational math, reading, and science content they teach.
As important as preschool is, a new report says the quality of the early elementary years is also critical and shouldn't be ignored.
Away from the fireworks of the Republican National Convention floor, an event moderated by Education Week's Lisa Stark focused on early education and public policy.
A proposal in the Republican platform draft to oppose prekindergarten as state intrusion into the family fell by the wayside in the final document.