We spoke with Bethany Rittle-Johnson, an early-math researcher, at length about what math should look like for preschool students.
Early-childhood priorities, such as more money for home visiting and child care, can be found throughout the federal budget proposal released Feb. 9 by the White House.
While 64 percent of children from non-low-income families attend preschool in Silicon Valley, only 48 percent of 4-year-olds from low-income families do, the Urban Institute says.
Turns out, the toys you buy your kids can affect how well they learn language, but maybe not in the way you think.
Oklahomans are a conservative bunch, by and large. Yet, support for one costly government intervention in the state is widespread: public preschool for 4-year-olds.
Researchers have found that children of parents who received parenting coaching as part of their well-child visits had significantly higher attention skills and lower levels of aggression than children whose parents did not get the extra support.
For the fourth-straight year, state spending on publicly funded preschool has increased, according to the latest report by the Education Commission of the States.
Voters in the conservative state, including a majority of Mormons, widely support public preschool, a survey finds, though respondents were divided on full-day kindergarten.
The Institute of Education Studies has just launched new research network focused on developing "reliable information and useful tools" for early educators and policymakers.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found that exposing infants to certain experiences can make them better learners a full year later.