Easy passage in Ohio demonstrated the popularity of preschool in Cincinnati and Dayton, but Missouri voters say no to a cigarette tax increase that would have supported early learning.
In the South, Head Start children are somewhat more poor than children enrolled in the program nationally, among other differences outlined in an analysis by the Institute for Child Success.
At the University of Virginia, Secretary John B. King Jr. said that access to a low-quality preschool program is "no access at all."
Local and state agencies can best serve young children and their families by working together to provide comprehensive services, says a new federal policy statement.
A Vanderbilt University researcher shares some sobering, if preliminary, findings about long-term effectiveness during a panel sponsored by a Washington think tank.
Instead of urging a blanket prohibition on media use for children under 2 years old, the American Academy of Pediatricians urges families to adopt a personalized "media use plan."
The guidance notes that support for early learning is woven throughout the new law and outlines ways states and districts can use federal funds to support young learners.
Kindergarten entry assessments are supposed to help teachers tailor lessons for young students, but their use does not correlate to better reading and math scores, a study finds.
The proposal by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton would double, to $2,000, a current tax break for families with children ages 4 and under.
The meeting in New York City will connect 12 cities and localities that already run, or are interested in offering, prekindergarten.