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January 23, 2012
Intervention increases possibility of attending, graduating from college
January 19, 2012
Some states forced to cut back or stop expanding programs
August 23, 2011
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.
July 15, 2011
Debate is already buzzing about whether the new guidelines for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge competition will increase pressure to test preschoolers.
May 18, 2011
At last week's International Reading Association Convention, the national early-education organization Jumpstart announced "Llama Llama Red Pajama" will be the official book of this year's Read for the Record campaign.
February 09, 2011
A study in the current issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly says prekindergarten teachers are doing a good job overall in teaching early literacy skills, but should focus more on vocabulary instruction and exercises that build self-control as part of a broader curriculum. This finding is bas...
January 12, 2011
Research shows how to help low-income mothers learn to talk to their babies the way more affluent mothers do, and Mississippi districts will be among the first to administer UCLA's national pilot of an early development survey onkindergarten readiness.
January 10, 2011
On January 6, the BAM! Radio Network released an interesting podcast about Common Core standards for kindergarten through third grade and their potential impact on early learning.
January 05, 2011
Promoting kindergarten readiness is a hot trend among preschools in Asheville, North Carolina.