Advocacy group details spending over past five years
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August 03, 2012
August 02, 2012
State forges ahead with "Quality Rated" system that identifies programs that exceed minimum licensing requirements.
July 31, 2012
Early education policymakers, advocates, and researchers call for a higher profile for the need for more quality early childhood programs, especially as a linchpin for a stronger American economy.
July 24, 2012
Parent educators make bi-weekly home visits to help families understand and support the healthy physical and intellectual development of young children.
July 05, 2012
Program provides free resources for improvement to providers and early education programs
June 01, 2012
A new report from the Center for American Progress urges the federal government to do more to improve the quality of publicly-funded early childhood programs.
April 19, 2012
Regulations created last fall require Head Start providers that fall short of federal quality standards to compete with other potential providers for funding, instead of being guaranteed a share of $7.6 billion in Head Start grants. Automatic renewal had been the norm since the program was created in 1964.
April 09, 2012
The five states that just narrowly missed winning a slice of the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge will get a chance to compete for $133 million in new money, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.
March 26, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the new state grants for early childhood during a congressional hearing last week.
February 22, 2012
More than 130 agencies must gear up to compete to continue receiving all or part of their grant money later this year.