The bipartisan caucus is intended to help lawmakers understand the benefits of early-childhood education, and to boost pre-K access nationwide.
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April 15, 2016
April 14, 2016
The strongest early-childhood research suggests that high-quality child care and home-visiting programs have stronger positive effects on children than prekindergarten for 4-year-olds, according to an analysis from the American Enterprise Institute.
February 09, 2015
As they prepare to add 17,000 full-day preschool seats in 2015, New York City officials announced a single application for district and community schools.
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.
October 17, 2014
A new guide provides practical help to principals hoping to better bridge the world of early-childhood education and traditional elementary school education.
October 10, 2014
City officials have pushed back hard against an analysis critiquing one of the mayor's landmark initiatives, a dramatic expansion of preschool slots citywide.
September 04, 2014
Making preschool universal for 4-year-olds in the city was a signature promise in Bill de Blasio's successful campaign for mayor.
April 21, 2014
Democratic state lawmakers have championed the plan, but Gov. Jerry Brown has warned against starting new programs with the state's current budget surplus.
April 15, 2014
Sixty-two percent of parents believe preschool teaches lifelong lessons and rate socio-emotional experiences as high as academics, a new poll states.
April 11, 2014
Eyeing an April 23 enrollment deadline, the coordinators of New York City's newly expanded prekindergarten program blitz the city with ads.