The federal early-childhood program is looking for comments on changes that it says will help it zero in more closely on low-performing grantees.


A $6.5 million year-long pilot program will focus on getting children from birth to 3 ready to start kindergarten through a partnership between several national groups.


Participating in high-quality preschool can reduce special education placement and grade retention and increase high school graduation rates, according to a new analysis of multiple studies.


The W.K. Kellogg and Kresge Foundations are spearheading the Hope Starts Here Community Framework, an initiative to improve early-childhood education in Detroit by the year 2027.


A new report examines the impact of low-income Hispanic parents working nonstandard hours on their ability to take advantage of early-childhood education programs.


This interactive, online tool allows parents to get quality ratings on Louisiana's 1,500 publicly funded child care centers, Head Start programs, and pre-K programs.


A report released this week by the National Women's Law Center found that funding for federal child care assistance programs has decreased since 2001.


A team of international researchers working in China found that young children who were praised for being smart were more likely to cheat.


Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum and former Democratic Rep. George Miller joined forces to release a set of policy recommendations aimed at supporting families and young children.


A recently released guide from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Center for Education and Workforce provides tips for business leaders to take a leading role in the national conversation about early-childhood education.


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