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.
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July 22, 2014
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.
April 15, 2013
The Alliance for Early Success plans a focus from birth to age 8, says its executive director.
April 01, 2013
Early-intervention services should not be left out of early-learning expansion plans, says the Council for Exceptional Children's early-childhood division.
October 26, 2012
National law enforcement group calls for more investment in quality programs
August 31, 2012
Child Care Aware of America calls on Congress to provide more funding and take steps to improve quality of care