States are paying for preschool programs in most of the rest of the country. But as of 2014, eight states remain holdouts to the general trend.
Some of the 10 states that had no public preschool program when the National Institute for Early Education Research last issued a report in 2013 have made moves to change that.
The early education news for the last week has been all about the money: who got it, who didn't, and whether or not anyone should have gotten it.
The campaign encourages members of Univision's mostly Hispanic audience to talk, read, and sing with their infants and toddlers.
Where do things stand now in terms of how many states have required reading assessments, interventions, and retention?
The White House Summit on Early Education included announcements of new federal funding and private donations to support early learning.
The announcement of federal funding comes on the day of a White House "summit" on early education that brings together public and private partners.
The research connected birth and school records to 1.6 million children born in Florida over a 10-year timespan.
Thanks to a scholarship program funded by the state's First Things First tobacco tax, twice as many early education teachers in Pima County, Ariz., hold college degrees now than did five years ago,
The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program is set to expire in March if Congress does not take action.