States have until Oct. 19 to apply for a share of the $500 million in the latest round of Race to the Top, targed at early learning.
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August 23, 2011
August 05, 2011
Though Head Start won a $350 million increase in the fiscal 2011 budget, advocates are gearing up for a new fight the wake of the federal debt ceiling compromise.
July 28, 2011
The BUILD Initiative and the First Five Years Fund have joined forces to help states competing for Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge funds, and the Birth to Five Policy Alliance will join the effort by sometime next year.
July 20, 2011
Last week, the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative released a handy chart comparing the original K-12 Race to the Top with the new Early Learning Challenge.
July 19, 2011
A scorecard on which states are saying they plan to apply for the latest round of Race to the Top money, aimed at early learning.
July 19, 2011
The National Institute for Early Education Research and New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative disagree on whether states should expand or narrow the age-range of those to be served by the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge.
July 15, 2011
On July 12, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced the establishment of an Early Learning Advisory Council and tied the move to the state's intent to pursue Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge funds.
June 09, 2011
It's been a big week for early childhood on Capitol Hill: a Hollywood star promoting early learning and three new bills introduced in the Senate.
May 26, 2011
The director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute talks about how grantees are doing, their efforts in early learning, and the future of the program given federal budget challenges.
May 17, 2011
Dr. Zollie Stevenson, Jr., formerly Title I director for the U.S. Department of Education, has been named Executive Director of the National Coalition of ESEA Title I Parents.