HHS launches an education campaign to boost breastfeeding among African-American women.
The U.S. Department of Education plans to award $370 million as part of the initiative to improve early learning in the states.
The Alliance for Early Success plans a focus from birth to age 8, says its executive director.
Teachers and parents looking to read stories about minorities can locate material at the Anti-Defamation League website.
Organizations that support early-childhood education are mobilizing to put their weight behind the president's proposal for a major expansion of such services.
Ensuring teacher quality while ramping up early childhood education is key, RAND researcher says.
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2014 budget proposal includes programs for infants and young children.
New ideas for school reform can be unlocked by educators during their playtime, a new book states.
States have taken the lead in creating preschool programs, but they don't have enough money to enroll all children, according to the Center for American Progress.
Providence, R.I., is implementing a $5 million plan to measure the ways in which families and caregivers talk to poor children, in hopes of improving literacy.