Waterford UPSTART, an online program that offers literacy and math enrichment lessons aimed at preschoolers, received support from a philanthropy dedicated to funding "bold ideas for social change."
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Parents should read to their children. That's well established. But what's the best way to do that? Here's how.
February 15, 2019
Schools across the country use the 100th day of school as a springboard to a fun exploration of math. But some of the activities edge a little too close to mockery, in the view of some.
August 15, 2018
The start of kindergarten can be overwhelming for students, and for their parents. In Portland, Ore., a summer program is working to ease that transition.
March 23, 2018
Early-childhood educators nationwide are grappling with how to help young students deal with traumatic events such as the mass shooting last month in Parkland, Fla., and its aftermath.
April 25, 2017
The city would become one of just a few in the nation to offer free universal preschool for 3-year-olds, under a plan unveiled by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
February 27, 2017
A comparison of kindergarten students in 1998 and 2010 finds children entering school with stronger skills in math and literacy, especially among black students.
January 30, 2017
A working paper found that parents whose children were enrolled in publicly-funded preschool in Louisiana tended to be satisfied with their choices, even if their children were enrolled in a center given low marks by outside evaluators.
September 23, 2016
Programs that receive funds through the Child Care Development Block Grant must meet guidelines based on new knowledge on child development, said the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
August 26, 2016
Opponents of the proposal say those who signed a petition favoring the tax increase on cigarettes were shown an inaccurate summary of what the measure would do.