Minnesota has money and support for preschool from the top, but a major preschool expansion is not in the plans this legislative year.

Early education was brought up far more often than in the past at this year's popular tech-focused education conference in Austin.

A new report from RAND says that research into public preschool shows benefits to children who participate in high-quality programs.

More than $3 million will be used to expand the early-education program for children from low-income families, as well as assist parents in making doctor's visits.

An investigation by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit education news outlet, found "minimal expectations, inconsistent rule enforcement and little help for [child care] centers that break safety regulations" in Mississippi.

The annual Austin education conference focusing on innovation and rethinking education in the U.S. will put a bigger spotlight this year on early education.

The Center for American Progress examines how teacher effectiveness in preschool through 3rd grade varies as a function of neighborhood, compensation, and state requirements.

As a district leader in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, N.C., schools, Steve Oates has made engaging classrooms for young learners a priority.

A report from the Center for Law and Social Policy finds that certain ethnic groups, such as Hispanics, have very low participation in early-childhood programs intended to help low-income families.

We spoke with an expert from Vanderbilt University about why patterns aren't included in the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten math and whether they should be added.


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