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.
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November 16, 2017
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.
September 13, 2017
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's most recent "Education at a Glance" report finds the U.S. is falling behind other OECD nations when it comes to enrolling children in preschool.
August 31, 2017
Researchers found that students who attended the charter school network's pre-K program along with its early-elementary program had significant academic gains through 2nd grade.
August 25, 2017
A researcher has found that asking young children why things happened in a story that's been read to them helps them discover the moral lesson an author was trying to convey.