Librarians, early-literacy groups, and laundromat owners are combining forces to see if reaching out to families in places they frequent can help close the literacy gap between low- and higher-income students.
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April 03, 2019
March 18, 2019
Parents should read to their children. That's well established. But what's the best way to do that? Here's how.
August 15, 2018
The start of kindergarten can be overwhelming for students, and for their parents. In Portland, Ore., a summer program is working to ease that transition.
January 15, 2015
Nationwide, Hispanic children have low preschool participation rates but a new Quality Counts 2015 follow-up analysis finds that enrollment varies considerably by state.
December 03, 2014
Nearly two thirds of California voters consider preschool "very important," according to a new Field Poll, conducted in partnership with the California education news outlet EdSource.
November 13, 2014
For a growing number of cities with independent preschool programs, even some nimble state governments aren't raising public funds for free preschool fast enough.
October 27, 2014
The Preschool Development Grants will give winning states the opportunity to bolster their current preschool programs, or help new programs get off the ground.
October 23, 2014
The new Educare center will serve nearly 200 infants through preschool students on the Winnebago Indian Reservation with native-language lessons and activities that teach and honor tribal culture and traditions.
October 08, 2014
The quick expansion of preschool in New York City could worsen existing inequalities, according to a report from UC Berkeley.
July 11, 2014
Good reads: An article about public programs "poaching" preschool teachers, and research about the effectiveness of sending text messages to parents offering tips on early literacy.