After much back and forth, Washington state legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee agreed to spend $158 million on early education in the state's 2015-17 biennium.
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July 06, 2015
June 30, 2015
"Present Perfect" will tell the story of a preschool and daycare center located within a retirement community in West Seattle.
June 30, 2015
When children are suspended or expelled from preschool for problem behaviors, that often indicates problems that predate that child's enrollment, said experts on a panel earlier this month.
June 26, 2015
Rebecca Williamson is an associate professor at Georgia State University studying toddlers' grasp of ideas they can't observe just by looking. Today she talks about how young children understand sound.
June 24, 2015
A large body of research on which non-academic factors lead to success in early adulthood, researchers found that early experiences can have a profound effect.
June 22, 2015
We know a lot about when children learn about things like colors and amounts, but when and how do children begin to understand things they can't see? Today: Weight. Next week: Sound.
June 17, 2015
The budget Minnesota lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton agreed to after months of haggling contains $95 million in new funding for early-childhood education.
June 11, 2015
If the legislative proposal gets the governor's signature as part of a larger budget package it would mean 5,000 new full-day state preschool spots, among other changes.
June 10, 2015
The Too Small to Fail initiative announced partnerships that will encourage parents to use laundry day and visits to the playgrounds as opportunities to talk, read, and sing with children.
June 08, 2015
The Center for American Progress says services aimed at improving health and education outcomes for infants and toddlers from low-income families are often underfunded and provided in scattershot fashion.