Head Start would see funding at fiscal 2016 levels and home visiting would see continued funding under the budget proposal released Tuesday by the Trump White House.
Countering a trend of pushing elementary-style academics down to younger children, a preschool curriculum creator has developed a course of study intended for kindergarten students.
Voters in the New Mexico city have rejected a 2-cents-per-ounce tax on distributors of sodas and other sugary beverages that was intended to aid prekindergarten access.
A tax-reform announcement from the White House was short on specifics, but shows child-care affordability is still a Trump administration priority.
The city would become one of just a few in the nation to offer free universal preschool for 3-year-olds, under a plan unveiled by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
A study based on thousands of fictional resumes shows that child-care hiring managers are not drawn to top-notch experience, or high GPAs or educational attainment.
A statement from a group of researchers offers a nuanced take about what science can say, and has not proven, about the value of prekindergarten.
The PNC Foundation used the online charity Donors Choose to fulfill requests in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Donors Choose is also opening its platform to Head Start teachers.
The Trump administration's federal budget blueprint doesn't mention increased investments in early-childhood and preschool programs, but advocates are pressing Congress for support.
Children from low- and middle-income families who watched TV that much showed decreases in certain academic skills, but children from more-affluent families didn't, a new study says.