The International Literacy Association released a report emphasizing that pre-K literacy means reading to children, giving them opportunities to play, letting them practice early writing, and providing high-quality books and digital media.
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January 12, 2018
January 05, 2018
Researchers found positive impacts on honors course enrollment and grade retention among middle-school students in Tulsa who were enrolled in the city's prekindergarten program as 4-year-olds.
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.
November 16, 2017
Participating in high-quality preschool can reduce special education placement and grade retention and increase high school graduation rates, according to a new analysis of multiple studies.
November 13, 2017
A new report examines the impact of low-income Hispanic parents working nonstandard hours on their ability to take advantage of early-childhood education programs.
October 19, 2017
Vanderbilt University researchers have teamed up with a group of early childhood educators to figure out some best practices to increase the impact of prekindergarten.
October 13, 2017
A study released last month by the Economic Policy Institute finds that large academic gaps found between kids from low-income families and more affluent ones have gone unchanged since the late 1990s.
October 06, 2017
A new study finds that prekindergarten teachers rate their own science ability as low, and that affects how much science instruction they engage in with their students.
September 28, 2017
A new study of North Carolina's quality-rating and improvement system shows that it has been successful in improving quality measures in the state's child-care programs.
September 22, 2017
A study awaiting publication finds that the future offspring of children who attend Head Start may benefit from the federal preschool program.