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March 11, 2014

Technology Needed in Early Years to Close Digital Divide, Report States

Educators and policymakers must prioritize the use of technology in early-childhood education programs to help close the digital divide, new study says.

March 04, 2014

$500 Million for Preschool Development Grants in White House Proposed Budget

The Obama administration is also not giving up on its proposal to spend $75 million on early childhood programs, which would be paid for through a tobacco tax.

March 04, 2014

In-Office Play Group Offers Doctors Perspective on Patients

An Olympia, Wash., medical facility partners with a nonprofit to offer an on-site play group aimed at giving medical residents a better understanding of baby and toddler behavior.

February 23, 2014

Early Childhood a Bipartisan Topic at Governors' Meeting

U.S. Secretary of Arne Duncan told state leaders at the National Governors Association in Washington they should be "in front of" the growing interest in early-childhood education.

February 19, 2014

Is Kindergarten Actually Too Easy For Many Kids? New Research Says Yes

Teachers are spending too much time on skills most children have mastered by the time they start school, says a group of researchers.

February 10, 2014

Harlem Children's Zone to Get New CEO, Geoffrey Canada to Step Down

Geoffrey Canada will hand over the reins to Anne Williams-Isom as CEO of the nationally-recognized Harlem Children's Zone.

January 21, 2014

Study Maps Catholic Pre-K Information

For the first time, researchers map the qualities of Catholic preschools, which serve more than 20,000 students in nearly 500 schools nationwide and are growing as K-12 enrollment declines. Few of these programs have consistent curricula or quality standards but they all share a mission to indoctinate families into the faith.

January 17, 2014

Nashville's Chief Aims for Pre-K for All 4-Year-Olds

Nashville's top schools' chief laid out a plan to offer all 4-year-olds district-run preschool by 2018, an initiative that he says was well-received, but which must be approved by the nine-member school board Feb. 11.

January 15, 2014

Study: 1940s-Era Universal Child Care Program Had Positive Effects on Children

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.

January 14, 2014

Recess Too Short for Analytical Thinking, Play Expert Asserts

Intense, analytical thinking begins 30 minutes after preschool-age children start recess, a University of Delaware professor asserts.

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