Urban Institute researchers found that on average entry-level kindergarten teachers in Washington, D.C., make $12 more per hour than early-childhood educators at all levels in the region.


The National Institute for Early Education Research says that, on average, states serve more than a third of their 4-year-olds in state-funded early-childhood education programs.


The report by the Center for American Progress found that Head Start plays a vital role in supporting families who live in rural communities, which are more likely to be child-care deserts.


In Ontario, children from two-and-a-half to kindergarten age will be able to attend free, full-day licensed child care year-round starting in 2020.


The study led by researchers at MIT, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania suggests that the number of conversations parents have with their children is more important than the number of words they use.


A new study found that young students who participated in an after-school math program significantly reduced their math anxiety.


The draft rule reported Wednesday would make it harder for immigrants to receive legal status if they've taken advantage of certain services, but reports say they would not be penalized for using Head Start.


Cursive writing is experiencing a resurgence of sorts in North Carolina elementary schools thanks to a state law that was passed in 2013.


Early-childhood educators nationwide are grappling with how to help young students deal with traumatic events such as the mass shooting last month in Parkland, Fla., and its aftermath.


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have found a positive correlation between parents who engage their young children in higher-level number talk and their children's math scores.


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