T. Denny Sanford, ranked as one of the country's top philanthropists, is the inspiration behind a program aimed at improving children's social skills.
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Who enrolls their children in preschool the most often? The National Center for Education Statistics summarizes these and other topics in its most recent Condition of Education report.
June 02, 2015
Human development researcher Natasha Cabrera, a professor at the University of Maryland, looks into positive parenting among low-income families, and how fathers as well as mothers influence children's development.
May 21, 2015
RYB, China's largest private daycare and preschool provider, is partnering with the Erikson Institute to train its employees in best practices.
May 21, 2015
The Minnesota legislature is heading to a special session over education funding, after Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a spending bill on Tuesday that he said was inadequate.
May 19, 2015
Young children with disabilities need everyday interactions with typically-developing peers, according to a draft statement from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services
May 18, 2015
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is threatening to veto lawmakers' entire education budget bill if they don't include an additional $150 million for universal preschool.
May 15, 2015
One factor that can effect proper cognitive development and learning is toxic stress, which Geoffrey Nagle of the Erikson Institute called "unremitting, unrelenting." But great teachers can help.
May 13, 2015
Comedian John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO, took on paid parental leave this week with a scathing monologue and his signature dry humor.
May 11, 2015
Forty states and the District of Columbia spent $116 million more on public pre-K in the 2013-14 school year than in 2012-13 and served 1.3 million children, the annual NIEER report says.