Waterford UPSTART, an online program that offers literacy and math enrichment lessons aimed at preschoolers, received support from a philanthropy dedicated to funding "bold ideas for social change."
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April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019
It would take years at the current growth rate for state-funded preschool to enroll half of the nation's 4-year-olds, the National Institute for Early Education Reseach says.
January 08, 2019
Support for early-childhood education appears to transcends today's polarized political climate, according to a poll from the First Five Years Fund, an early-childhood advocacy organization.
December 13, 2018
The Center for American Progress has released a set of recommendations for governors in 2019 that includes things such as full-day universal preschool and the study of pre-term births, which can cause learning difficulties.
August 28, 2018
Only seven states and New York City currently require testing water at child-care centers for lead, but researchers with the Environmental Defense Fund say children ages six and younger are most vulnerable to the ill effects of lead exposure.
August 09, 2018
A new study by researchers with the Urban Institute profiles five local workforce development boards that help secure child care for clients looking for job training.
July 10, 2018
The National Head Start Association is asking for the funds to replicate programs shown to help children and families touched by drug abuse and trauma.
June 27, 2018
The Annie E. Casey Foundation, in its annual Kids Count Data Book, includes a warning about the risk of missing young children in the upcoming census.
June 19, 2018
Members of 30 different state and national advocacy groups and unions are meeting in Washington, D.C., for the Grassroots Assembly for Child Care and Early Education.
May 04, 2018
An initiative backed by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is providing resources to families in an effort to teach them about the importance of quality, early-childhood education.