Early Head Start programs and private child-care programs have an opportunity to receive grants to serve more low-income children through a $500 million federal funding boost.
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June 06, 2014
April 08, 2014
Organizers in Indiana hope that preschoolers across the state will take part Thursday in simultaneous dancing at preschools and day-care centers to raise awareness about early-childhood education.
March 19, 2014
Fourteen states now allow home-based child-care providers in state-funded operations to unionize, but there is much opposition to the movement, a new study states.
February 27, 2014
Public preschool programs, while welcomed by early education advocates, could put pressure on private providers if the system does not take their needs into account, early education finance experts say.
January 28, 2014
Child-care subsidies paid to low-income mothers spur them to secure work, a report from the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College has found.
January 15, 2014
The Lanham Act child care centers, funded as a way to get mothers into defense jobs during World War II, provided benefits to eligible children that were significant into their adulthood, says an early-childhood education researcher.
November 18, 2013
The bond will provide a steady stream of funds to improve daycare and after-school facilities statewide.
November 06, 2013
Just as cities, states, and the federal government weigh expanded universal pre-K, one advocate warns we might pay a price should home-based care fall by the wayside.
November 05, 2013
Families in many states paid more for child care than they did for other budget items, a new study by the advocacy group Child Care Aware states.
October 15, 2013
Connecticut child-care facilies failed to meet 7 of 13 state standards, researchers state.