October 2016 Archives

A Vanderbilt University researcher shares some sobering, if preliminary, findings about long-term effectiveness during a panel sponsored by a Washington think tank.

Instead of urging a blanket prohibition on media use for children under 2 years old, the American Academy of Pediatricians urges families to adopt a personalized "media use plan."

The guidance notes that support for early learning is woven throughout the new law and outlines ways states and districts can use federal funds to support young learners.

Kindergarten entry assessments are supposed to help teachers tailor lessons for young students, but their use does not correlate to better reading and math scores, a study finds.

The proposal by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton would double, to $2,000, a current tax break for families with children ages 4 and under.

The meeting in New York City will connect 12 cities and localities that already run, or are interested in offering, prekindergarten.

The Democratic and Republican nominees for vice president wanted to bring more early-childhood seats to their states, but both ended up having to scale back their proposals.


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