June 2018 Archives

The 2018 Early Childhood Workforce Index by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley finds that the median salary for a child-care worker was $10.72 an hour in 2017.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, in its annual Kids Count Data Book, includes a warning about the risk of missing young children in the upcoming census.

New research out of the University of Michigan finds that small-group instruction provided outside of school helps kindergarten students to make learning gains in math.

Current debate is focused on families trying to cross the country's southern border, but other proposals under consideration by the Trump administration could affect millions of legally-present immigrants and their children.

Members of 30 different state and national advocacy groups and unions are meeting in Washington, D.C., for the Grassroots Assembly for Child Care and Early Education.

A new report by the Center for American Progress estimates that, on average, parents nationally pay more than $3,000 on five weeks of summer care for two children.

The 101,000-student Jefferson County district, the state's largest, says it will start an early-childhood program of its own to serve Head Start-eligible children.

These tools encourage school administrators to gather as much information as possible about the students who will be entering kindergarten and the early-learning offerings in their communities.


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