Child-care providers and preschool teachers earn far less than their colleagues in other states on average, report finds.
Libby Doggett, formerly the director of the Pew Charitable Trusts' Home Visiting Campaign, will oversee the Early Learning Challenge grants and help promote preschool expansion.
Arizona and Oklahoma now have hospitals named "baby friendly" by the federal Indian Health Service as places where education about breast-feeding is supported.
San Antonio's ambitious preschool project, mostly for poor 4-year-olds, is progressing nicely, the project's CEO says.
Routinely breaking bread as a family fails to predict academic success and good behavior in school, a study states.
The Institute for Education Sciences boils down the results of dozens of studies into a document that spells out what has been learned.
Teachers and day care providers can offer young children normalcy as they cope with tragedy, author writes.
Superhero play sometimes comes off as violent yet it can be incredibly constructive, writes Marica Mitchell of NAEYC.
Sixty Spanish-speaking teachers and staff at a popular Twin Cities day-care center and preschool are on paid leave after an immigration audit.
While early education has bipartisan support, the Obama administration's $75 billion proposal for expanding state preschool is still struggling for traction.