Could Outdoor Preschools Qualify For Public Funding?

A few outdoor preschools in Seattle that meet at public parks are hoping to qualify for subsidies from the city's new preschool program.


Working Brain Science Into Parents' Daily Routine

A Bezos Family Foundation initiative seeks to make early learning part of everyday life for parents. The idea is not a new one, but the approach might be.


'Kids Count' Report Paints Mixed Picture of Child Well-Being Nationwide

The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual data book shows that children were improving in 10 of its 16 indicators of child well-being, but the overall findings obscure racial and regional disparities.


Minnesota's Big Spending Boost on Pre-K Scholarships May Serve Fewer Students

Despite nearly doubled funding for the program, Minnesota may issue preschool scholarships to 700 fewer children in the coming school year.


'Social Competence' in Kindergartners Linked to Adult Success

Children who share, resolve their own problems and show other markers of "social competence" are more likely to have positive life outcomes, according to new research.


Preschool and State Charter School Policies Misaligned, Report Asserts

A report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute says that many states have policies that are standing in the way of charters opening preschools.


Finding the Right Preschool a Matter of Public Policy, Private Enterprise

Public and privately funded web portals are under development to help parents pick a high-quality preschool based on data, rather than just intuition.


Report: Federal Money for Children Disappearing Faster Than Money in Overall Budget

Federal funding for children's programs has dropped 9.4 percent over the last five years, compared to a 4 percent overall drop in federal spending, according to a recent analysis by a bipartisan advocacy group.


Oregon Expands Early Education Programs At Last Legislative Second

Oregon legislators approved a multi-million-dollar early-learning plan on the last day of that state's legislative session on Monday.


Washington State To Spend More On Early Learning Than It Ever Has

After much back and forth, Washington state legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee agreed to spend $158 million on early education in the state's 2015-17 biennium.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments