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June 07, 2013

Education Department Puts Numbers to 'Preschool For All' Proposal

The agency outlines how much money states could possibly receive if the president's $75 billion preschool expansion program is adopted.

May 06, 2013

Obama Talks Preschool During Costa Rica Trip

President Barack Obama took the opportunity during a forum with business leaders in Costa Rica to reiterate his views of early education as a wise investment.

April 03, 2013

Some Head Start Providers to Lose Their Federal Aid

Twenty-five of 125 low-performing Head Start providers will have their federal funding shifted to other providers, the Office of Head Start announced today.

April 01, 2013

Special Ed. Advocates Urge Focus on Young Children with Disabilities

Early-intervention services should not be left out of early-learning expansion plans, says the Council for Exceptional Children's early-childhood division.

March 15, 2013

Preschool Debate Reveals Areas of Agreement For Policy Experts

Sara Mead and Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst found issues they both suppport during the wide-ranging discussion about early-childhood education and federal policy, sponsored by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

February 27, 2013

States Find Common Ground on Preschool's Value

While pundits wrangle over the federal role in early education, states are moving ahead with their own plans.

February 15, 2013

With Obama Bid to Expand Preschool, Expert Weighs In on Research

James J. Heckman, a University of Chicago professor who has studied the economic benefits of preschool, shares his thoughts.

February 13, 2013

Obama's Preschool Pitch: Vague, But Welcomed

The president's State of the Union Address talks about expanding preschool and full-day kindergarten, but offers few details on funding and timing.

February 07, 2013

Obama Administration Urged to Adopt Preschool-for-All Plan

The Center for American Progress released a multibillion proposal for universal preschool, days before President Barack Obama is to give his State of the Union Address.

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