A study awaiting publication finds that the future offspring of children who attend Head Start may benefit from the federal preschool program.


The House and the Senate have each introduced bills to reauthorize federal support of home visiting, but there's a conflict in how much states should be required to contribute to the program.


A group of Democratic leaders in Congress have released a report that outlines both the economic and academic benefits of high-quality early-childhood education programs.


The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's most recent "Education at a Glance" report finds the U.S. is falling behind other OECD nations when it comes to enrolling children in preschool.


Funding from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation is intended to train teachers and help students hit literacy benchmarks at 39 of the city's elementary and charter schools.


A new study finds that one in four preschoolers is overweight and suggests it may be due to an unhealthy diet and too little physical activity.


Researchers found that students who attended the charter school network's pre-K program along with its early-elementary program had significant academic gains through 2nd grade.


A researcher has found that asking young children why things happened in a story that's been read to them helps them discover the moral lesson an author was trying to convey.


Researchers at New York University followed a group of children from birth to 5th grade and found that early home environment predicted academic skills through 5th grade.


Older-than-grade children have higher test scores and college attendance rates, but an author warns against using those findings to make decisions on holding a child back.


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