School leaders in the 34,000-student district are hoping to boost school readiness and enrollment in prekindergarten classes by enacting the measure.
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June 19, 2014
June 11, 2014
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors, now in 34 states, has an impact on how often Latino parents read to their children, and how these parents see themselves as advocates.
May 15, 2014
These assessments are intended to help give teachers an idea of their students' strengths and weaknesses at the start of their school careers.
April 01, 2014
The Education Commission of the States reports that more than half of the states and the District of Columbia now require children to take kindergarten entrance assessments.
March 11, 2014
The youngest kindergartners in any class are about five times more likely to be retained than their older peers, a new study states.
February 07, 2014
Only half of Kentucky's children were ready to enter kindergarten this year, a new study states.
December 12, 2013
Math concepts can be supported through games and other activities that are developmentally appropriate for an early-education classroom, say those researching math learning among young children.
November 04, 2013
Targeted early-childhood education programs and strengthened connection between early-childhood providers and schools can help address education disparities, says a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
September 13, 2013
Hundreds of families ineligible for San Antonio's new pre-K program can take part in a home-schooling program featuring iPads loaded with a literacy curriculum.
September 12, 2013
The federal government increased the grant program because of the quality of applicants, a department official said.