Congress has approved $294 million in supplemental funding to allow existing Head Start programs to offer full school day and full school year programs.


Early educators, including center directors, make far less than other Colorado professionals with similar degrees, says a report by Qualistar Colorado.


The White House is celebrating federal, state and local initiatives intended to help young children learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.


The bipartisan caucus is intended to help lawmakers understand the benefits of early-childhood education, and to boost pre-K access nationwide.


In a stunningly written feature in The Atlantic, Sarah Yager takes readers through the long history and current research on children born behind bars and their mothers.


A commission of heavy hitters in California education recommends a wholesale overhaul of the Golden State's early-care and education system for children under 5.


The strongest early-childhood research suggests that high-quality child care and home-visiting programs have stronger positive effects on children than prekindergarten for 4-year-olds, according to an analysis from the American Enterprise Institute.


A National Institutes for Early Education Research study says high-quality preschool could help children of all backgrounds enter kindergarten on an even playing field.


A federal Preschool Development Grant allowed Nevada to enroll an additional 782 4-year-olds in full-day preschool last year, just shy of its increase goal of 900 students.


A tech company is marketing a device it says can chart the number of high-quality conversations a baby hears, one of a wave of new devices aimed at collecting data on young children.


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