The Kentucky Science Center is raising $3.3 million to overhaul a children's arena with the aim of improving early-childhood education.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan continued his pitch for a $75 billion expansion of early-childhood programs at a recent meeting of the Education Commission of the States.

A mom testifies in front of the Senate Budget Committee, lending valuable perspective to the debate on Head Start funding.

Libraries and museums offer all kinds of new educational experiences for the littlest learners.

Sen. Patty Murray, the chair of the Senate Budget Committee, said early childhood programs are a non-partisan issue.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count reports notes preschool enrollment as a bright spot, though childhood poverty is a continuing problem.

The National Governors Association's Center for Best Practices will help representatives from each state improve their preK-3 systems.

The company funds a workshop program that teaches parents how to bolster the school-readiness skills of their children.

A federal grant has helped restore funding to a well-studied preschool program that had faced dwindling support.

A new database will house information about Montessori education, a popular method of schooling in early-childhood education.


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