If the White House's call for universal preschool is going to be answered effectively, educating the early educator workforce is essential, says one university professor.


State funding for preschool has increased by 12 percent, or $672 million, since the 2013-2014 school year, according to a report by the Education Commission of the States.


A new program is targeting 21 rural schools across the country to boost literacy instruction and improve early-literacy skills, especially among rural children from low-income households.


Advocates in Washington, D.C., welcomed a bill that would ban most suspensions and expulsions from public preschool programs, discussed during a public hearing in the nation's capital last week.


Two organizations that support home-visiting programs have released a report that takes a closer look at what federal funding has meant for states and needy families


Following on the heels of the federal Promise Neighborhood program, Vermont will be launching its own initiative to help communities support citizens from birth onward.


As they prepare to add 17,000 full-day preschool seats in 2015, New York City officials announced a single application for district and community schools.


Health officials are not sure if the measles cluster in Palatine, Ill., is related to the outbreak that started in California, but the cluster is drawing attention to vaccination gaps.


The research studied the effects of Smart Start and More at Four, two programs aimed at improving the child care and preschool options for children who face social or economic challenges.


Now an option for parents of young children: a "virtual" preschool with digital learning materials, activity guides, learning analytics, and "homeroom teachers," all accessible online through your computer, tablet, or smartphone.


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