The Education Commission of the States reports that more than half of the states and the District of Columbia now require children to take kindergarten entrance assessments.
The proposed budget deal would add an additional $300 million to the budget to expand preschool in the city, a campaign priority for the mayor, while also strengthening protections for charter schools.
Thirty years after enrolling in a North Carolina early-childhood education program that included health components, participants are healthier than peers, a study concludes.
For the first time, Mississippi has awarded state money for pre-K, but an advocate says change won't be widely felt.
Teachers who reward preschoolers with stickers might instead offer students the opportunity to learn something meaningful, a new study says.
For the first time, the National Science Teachers Association has developed recommendations for educators and families who work with preschoolers.
The Education Department's office of civil rights is shining a light on a long-standing problem by collecting information on preschool discipline, said a researcher in the field.
Boys and black children were suspended from preschool in disproportionate rates, according to a Education Department data collection on nearly all public and charter schools in the country.
Fourteen states now allow home-based child-care providers in state-funded operations to unionize, but there is much opposition to the movement, a new study states.
Preschoolers proved to be more flexible thinkers than college students in a game asking them to build a machine requiring complex thinking, a new study states.