A majority of superintendents say that high-quality child care and education is not available to every family in their state, and that states are investing too little in such programs.

A study released last month by the Economic Policy Institute finds that large academic gaps found between kids from low-income families and more affluent ones have gone unchanged since the late 1990s.

A new study finds that prekindergarten teachers rate their own science ability as low, and that affects how much science instruction they engage in with their students.

Congress has failed to renew a home-visiting program that provides parent coaching to vulnerable families, but advocates hope lawmakers can resolve their differences and bring it back.

A new study of North Carolina's quality-rating and improvement system shows that it has been successful in improving quality measures in the state's child-care programs.

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.


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