Nashville's schools chief cites the need for English-immersion programs for young children as he continues to lobby for free, universal pre-K in that city.
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February 25, 2014
With the expansion of universal preschool, a pair of experts warn of a possible overdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in very young children.
November 12, 2013
Parents in Los Angeles launched a petition drive after 24th Street Elementary School lost its previous prekindergarten program due to budget cuts.
September 26, 2013
The mayor of Memphis is poised to begin a city-run preschool program, but must wait for voters to agree in a special election scheduled for Nov. 21.
September 19, 2013
White House officials and leaders of businesses and nonprofits met in Miami to draw attention to the lack of Hispanic children enrolled in preschool.
September 17, 2013
The nonprofit Bedtime Math has supplied more than 600 libraries with free curriculum aimed at making math fun.
September 16, 2013
Researchers found that Iranian 1st graders who participated in preschool had better social skills than peers who did not, but the rewards are not so significant as to require early-childhood education.
September 06, 2013
Sesame Workshop, the educational New York-based nonprofit which created the beloved characters, has partnered with Success for All, a whole-school reform model, to launch a pilot targeting disadvantaged four-year-olds in five states.
July 26, 2013
San Antonio's ambitious preschool project, mostly for poor 4-year-olds, is progressing nicely, the project's CEO says.
June 24, 2013
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count reports notes preschool enrollment as a bright spot, though childhood poverty is a continuing problem.