The tax, which will apply to both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened drinks, is expected to raise $409 million over five years for preschool and other city programs.

Early-educators play an essential role in the lives of young children, but their pay fails to reflect that, says a new White House report.

Preschool teachers must offer high-quality instruction to change academic outcomes for their students, according to a new analysis of eight studies.

Mike Pence, a Republican, wrote a letter to the Office of Health And Human Services saying that the state would be interested in applying for preschool development grant money.

Formal day care, like Head Start, public pre-K, and private centers, provide higher-quality services to both toddlers and 4-year-olds than informal, non-parent caregivers, a study says.

As early childhood education programs continue to expand across the U.S., local policymakers need to know the best questions to ask.

A new study out of the University of Virginia's suggests the type of relationships preschoolers form with their teachers can be predictive of their school performance in early elementary school.

The Democratic frontrunner in the campaign for the White House has made early-childhood education a high priority in her discussion of education policy.

It's not just plumbers and electricians: Prospective preschool teachers can now learn by doing, thanks to a new apprenticeship program in St. Louis.

The money will be used to fund research, fellowships, and professional development opportunities for early educators.


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