Opportunity Nation, a coalition of more than 300 groups, created the index to offer a snapshot view of a community's economic, educational, and social performance.
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October 21, 2014
October 15, 2014
The Cato Institute and the Center for American Progress staked out different sides on the early-childhood debate in two recent reports.
September 19, 2014
The organization created a video featuring (and partially filmed) by children, talking about what they like about preschool.
August 28, 2014
Opportunity Nation, a group advocating for preschool expansion, has given communities "opportunity scores" based on several indicators, including preschool enrollment.
July 22, 2014
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count data book finds improvement on 10 of 16 indicators, but racial gaps remain and poverty is on the rise.
January 13, 2014
The Commission to Build a Healthier America, which first released recommendations in 2009, has come together again to expand on some of its ideas related to high-quality early childhood services.
August 07, 2013
California Newsreel, which plans a series on early childhood, released an 30-minute segment on preschool to take advantage of the current political focus.
July 31, 2013
The survey, commissioned by an early-education advocacy group, found support for preschool crossed party lines.
June 28, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan continued his pitch for a $75 billion expansion of early-childhood programs at a recent meeting of the Education Commission of the States.
June 03, 2013
Business leaders from major U.S. corporations, as well as Chambers of Commerce, say in an open letter to President Barack Obama and Congress that early-childhood education should be a priority.