Based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the center will offer strategic planning and evaluation services to states.
May 2014 Archives
An analysis of children in a federally-funded study found that depression among teachers was connected to emotional difficulties among the young children in their care.
These assessments are intended to help give teachers an idea of their students' strengths and weaknesses at the start of their school careers.
The bill passed on a party-line vote, but House Republican leaders have balked at the cost of the expansion, which would be more than $30 billion over the first five years.
The National Institute for Early Education Research, which advocates on behalf of expanded high-quality preschool options, uses federal funds only for data collection, its president says.