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November 27, 2018

Head of Early-Ed Research Group: Field Beset by 'Wishful Thinking About Money'

The senior co-director of the National Institute for Early Education Research says the field suffers from a coverage gap and lack of understanding about how much money it takes to run an effective program.

October 09, 2018

California Hopes to Fight Preschool Expulsions with Mental Health Services

A new law provides a funding mechanism for mental health consultation services for child-care providers and preschools, which advocates say will help in dealing with challenging behaviors in the classroom.

July 13, 2018

Ohio Expected to Ban Most Suspensions, Expulsions for Youngest Students

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill into law that would ban suspensions and expulsions for children in prekindergarten through 3rd grade for minor offenses.

March 26, 2018

Elementary School Teachers in North Carolina Turn Attention to Cursive Writing

Cursive writing is experiencing a resurgence of sorts in North Carolina elementary schools thanks to a state law that was passed in 2013.

September 15, 2017

Congressional Democrats Make Case for Universal Prekindergarten

A group of Democratic leaders in Congress have released a report that outlines both the economic and academic benefits of high-quality early-childhood education programs.

June 21, 2017

New National Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for Early-Childhood Education

The First Five Years Fund's poll found support from Democrats, independents and Republicans on making early-childhood education more affordable and increasing funding for programs such as Head Start.

May 09, 2017

Santa Fe Rejects Soda Tax That Would Support Pre-K

Voters in the New Mexico city have rejected a 2-cents-per-ounce tax on distributors of sodas and other sugary beverages that was intended to aid prekindergarten access.

April 26, 2017

Trump Tax Outline Mentions Tax Relief for Child Care, But Offers No Details

A tax-reform announcement from the White House was short on specifics, but shows child-care affordability is still a Trump administration priority.

April 25, 2017

New York City Plans to Expand Preschool to 3-Year-Olds

The city would become one of just a few in the nation to offer free universal preschool for 3-year-olds, under a plan unveiled by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

March 28, 2017

Early Education Advocates Fighting for Priority in Federal Budget

The Trump administration's federal budget blueprint doesn't mention increased investments in early-childhood and preschool programs, but advocates are pressing Congress for support.

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