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.
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September 13, 2013
September 12, 2013
The federal government increased the grant program because of the quality of applicants, a department official said.
August 29, 2013
The Quality Rating and Improvement Systems may be using too many indicators to derive results, researchers say.
July 12, 2013
The children in the 2009 study are below the norms at both entry and exit from Head Start, but do improve in some pre-academic areas.
May 23, 2013
$9.2 million will be devoted to helping states create tests that measure the readiness of young children to take on the social and academic requirements of kindergarten.
March 15, 2013
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
While pundits wrangle over the federal role in early education, states are moving ahead with their own plans.
February 08, 2013
The birth-through-5 programs are one of the first steps in implementing Louisiana's Act 3, which gives the state authority over early-childhood education.
February 04, 2013
The Office of Head Start is allowing applicants to submit one application for programs to serve children from birth to age 5.
November 30, 2012
State officials are also working on implementation plan for early-learning program.