Eight communities will share in the money, which will be used to pay for studies to determine how best to support private investment in early-education programs.
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August 26, 2016
Opponents of the proposal say those who signed a petition favoring the tax increase on cigarettes were shown an inaccurate summary of what the measure would do.
August 17, 2016
Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, said she helped to create the 22-year-old program for pregnant women, babies, and toddlers. What was her role in supporting Early Head Start in its infancy?
July 20, 2016
Away from the fireworks of the Republican National Convention floor, an event moderated by Education Week's Lisa Stark focused on early education and public policy.
July 12, 2016
The draft platform for the Republican committee says that prekindergarten "inserts the state" into family relationships and as such should be opposed, reports say.
July 08, 2016
Education leaders from North Carolina, Michigan, Washington state and West Virginia share thoughts for early-childhood advocates looking to start, or expand, a high-quality pre-K program.
July 08, 2016
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April 21, 2016
The White House is celebrating federal, state and local initiatives intended to help young children learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.