Teams competing for the money were challenged to create a socially minded business that addressed the issue of early education for children living in "urban slums" in developing countries.
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Vanderbilt University tracked children from prekindergarten to 3rd grade and found that prekindergarten students performed worse on some measures than children who had never enrolled in the program.
The $100 million loan fund, announced Sunday at a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, will be used to help providers buy and renovate preschool space.
Early education workers have been paid low wages for years, but as public programs grow, the issue is increasingly on reporters' radars.
A new study finds that the size of a 2-year-old's vocabulary predicts that child's reading, math, and self-regulation abilities in kindergarten.
The Office of Head Start is proposing to lengthen the current requirements around the Head Start day and year, but commenters worry such changes will mean fewer children can be served.
The bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown by state lawmakers would expand the state's preschool program to all of California's low-income 4-year-olds.
Noodle, which launched earlier this year, has created 51 guides that can steer parents toward information on the preschool landscape in their jurisdiction.
Young children with disabilities should have opportunities to learn alongside their typically developing peers, says guidance jointly released by the Education Department and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. John S. Hutton at Cincinnati Children's Hospital is the lead author of a study that pinpointed the part of the brain that helps children visualize stories read to them.
A plan announced in Albuquerque by Randi Weingarten would increase state funding for early education in New Mexico.
Indiana's On My Way Pre-K is the state's first foray into using state funds to pay for prekindergarten.
Nearly half of households with an employed mother and a child under 5 reported using a paid child-care provider, says a report by the Committee for Economic Development.
Among the measures taken to deal with the state budget shortfall, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has imposed rules sharply limiting the number of families who qualify for child care subsidies.