August 2018 Archives

Learning begins on the school bus for some Georgia elementary students who are being introduced to sight words on the ride to school.

Only seven states and New York City currently require testing water at child-care centers for lead, but researchers with the Environmental Defense Fund say children ages six and younger are most vulnerable to the ill effects of lead exposure.

The start of kindergarten can be overwhelming for students, and for their parents. In Portland, Ore., a summer program is working to ease that transition.

A new study by researchers with the Urban Institute profiles five local workforce development boards that help secure child care for clients looking for job training.

Bright Horizons is offering its 20,000 child-care workers in the United States an opportunity to earn an associate or bachelor's degree in early-childhood education for free.

More than 49,000 new or improved pre-K slots were created under the first version of the Preschool Development Grant program, the Education Department says; a second round of funding is expected for mid-August.


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