Mastering these foundational skills may be critical to later academic achievement, according to researchers.
Maine would become the seventh state in the union to offer voluntary, universal preschool.
Male educators trained by Teach for America are opting to work in early-childhood education at higher rates than those prepared by other programs.
The systems many states use to weigh student performance in the early years are faulted in a new report from the New America Foundation.
Louisiana lawmakers aim to put teeth on early-childhood education act.
Children in preschool programs that regularly expose them to English and their home language learn better oral and literacy skills, according ton an analysis funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medication instead of behavior therapy is being used as a first-line treatment, according to a recent survey.
A study found that a comprehensive Head Start curriculum that emphasized both academics and social awareness better prepared children for kindergarten than an academics-only curriculum.
As Teach for America celebrates training 800 preschool educators, the organization finds conditions ripe to expand its efforts.
More than 30,000 solicited letters will be delivered to the White House in support of Obama's budget in support of pre-k issues.