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.


A Canadian researcher who followed students from kindergarten to 2nd grade found that those who took full-day kindergarten scored better in reading, math, and executive function than their peers who had half-day kindergarten.


A new report on New Mexico's early childhood education initiatives finds mixed results for the various programs the state provides.


A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on the nation's pediatricians to actively support high-quality early childhood education through advocacy and by serving as consultants to ECE programs.


Keeping preschool class sizes at or under 20 children, and keeping child-teacher ratios at 10 to 1, will work for most children in preschool, according to a new study.


Teachers at the eight schools participating in this program will work together across grade levels from pre-K to 3rd grade to align instructional practices, professional development, and assessments.


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