A new analysis of Census Bureau data finds the overall increase over the past 20 years has been relatively modest, but affluent families and families who have preschool age children have seen the largest jumps.

Still to be decided: how many children would be eligible for the program, and how it would be funded. Backers plan to place a question on the ballot by November 2016.

RYB, China's largest private daycare and preschool provider, is partnering with the Erikson Institute to train its employees in best practices.

The Minnesota legislature is heading to a special session over education funding, after Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a spending bill on Tuesday that he said was inadequate.

The legislation's price tag and lack of bipartisan support mean it has little chance of passing as-is.

Young children with disabilities need everyday interactions with typically-developing peers, according to a draft statement from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is threatening to veto lawmakers' entire education budget bill if they don't include an additional $150 million for universal preschool.

One factor that can effect proper cognitive development and learning is toxic stress, which Geoffrey Nagle of the Erikson Institute called "unremitting, unrelenting." But great teachers can help.

The public has until June 1 to send comments to the House Education committee, which is trying to write a new bill reauthorizing the 50-year-old program.

Comedian John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO, took on paid parental leave this week with a scathing monologue and his signature dry humor.


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