Making preschool universal for 4-year-olds in the city was a signature promise in Bill de Blasio's successful campaign for mayor.
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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.
April 08, 2014
Organizers in Indiana hope that preschoolers across the state will take part Thursday in simultaneous dancing at preschools and day-care centers to raise awareness about early-childhood education.
April 04, 2014
Familiar Sesame Street characters help explain life's difficulties to preschoolers, including the realities of incarceration and divorce, in a new web-based series.
April 04, 2014
Utah's lawmakers pledge $3 million to expand a free, virtual pre-K program to serve approximately 25,000 children in its next five years.
March 31, 2014
The proposed budget deal would add an additional $300 million to the budget to expand preschool in the city, a campaign priority for the mayor, while also strengthening protections for charter schools.
March 27, 2014
For the first time, Mississippi has awarded state money for pre-K, but an advocate says change won't be widely felt.
March 25, 2014
Teachers who reward preschoolers with stickers might instead offer students the opportunity to learn something meaningful, a new study says.