A supporter of federal funding for early-childhood programs for disadvantaged children has produced a new report detailing how states plan to use ESSA to garner more support for these initiatives.
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March 12, 2018
March 01, 2018
Increased early-childhood funding would knit together a patchwork system that leaves many families struggling to get high-quality care, and that pays many child-care workers poverty-level wages, according to a new committee report.
February 13, 2018
The administration is pondering a rules change that would make it harder for people to get permanent U.S. residency if they're deemed a burden to taxpayers.
February 01, 2018
Two state-based organizations are working to spread knowledge and resources on prekindergarten quality, teacher workforce issues, and funding challenges.
January 17, 2018
Republicans hope the prospect of longer-term funding for the health care program will encourage Democrats to vote for a bill to keep the government open until February.
December 29, 2017
The past year saw a number of research studies that reinterated the importance of the early environment for young children, both in the home and in high-quality child-care and preschool programs.
December 07, 2017
The federal early-childhood program is looking for comments on changes that it says will help it zero in more closely on low-performing grantees.
November 16, 2017
The W.K. Kellogg and Kresge Foundations are spearheading the Hope Starts Here Community Framework, an initiative to improve early-childhood education in Detroit by the year 2027.
October 27, 2017
Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum and former Democratic Rep. George Miller joined forces to release a set of policy recommendations aimed at supporting families and young children.
October 26, 2017
A recently released guide from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Center for Education and Workforce provides tips for business leaders to take a leading role in the national conversation about early-childhood education.