The nonprofit Bedtime Math has supplied more than 600 libraries with free curriculum aimed at making math fun.
Researchers found that Iranian 1st graders who participated in preschool had better social skills than peers who did not, but the rewards are not so significant as to require early-childhood education.
San Antonio will revamp the way it deals with truants, emphasizing one-on-one family interventions instead of just enforcement.
Hundreds of families ineligible for San Antonio's new pre-K program can take part in a home-schooling program featuring iPads loaded with a literacy curriculum.
The federal government increased the grant program because of the quality of applicants, a department official said.
The proposed bipartisan legislation, introduced in Congress last spring, would call for states to set aside a greater share of their federal funds to improve early-childhood programs.
Sesame Workshop, the educational New York-based nonprofit which created the beloved characters, has partnered with Success for All, a whole-school reform model, to launch a pilot targeting disadvantaged four-year-olds in five states.
A new report written in part by law enforcement officials says President Obama's preschool programs could save money by keeping people out of jail.
A survey of parents shows that a majority of children are in center-based care, a percentage that went up as family education level increased.
The Quality Rating and Improvement Systems may be using too many indicators to derive results, researchers say.