U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan continues promoting the expansion of publicly funded preschool across the country, an Obama administration priority.


The next step for advocacy groups is to get candidates to support the initiatives, says Kris Perry, the executive director of the First Five Years Fund.


A new guide provides practical help to principals hoping to better bridge the world of early-childhood education and traditional elementary school education.


Researchers, pediatricians, advocates and government officials gathered at the White House Thursday to talk about the best ways to get parents to talk more to their children.


Homeless children under the age of 5 are more likely to suffer from toxic stress and run a heightened risk of starting kindergarten unprepared.


The Cato Institute and the Center for American Progress staked out different sides on the early-childhood debate in two recent reports.


RAND has released a list of six factors that educators and parents should consider when thinking the use of technology with young children.


Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, plans to ask the Montana legislature in November to set aside $37 million for the program in the 2017 biennial budget.


Two medical groups have launched efforts to encourage parents to read, talk, and sing with their children as early as birth.


City officials have pushed back hard against an analysis critiquing one of the mayor's landmark initiatives, a dramatic expansion of preschool slots citywide.


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