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.
February 19, 2014
Nashville's school board agreed to create two pre-K hubs, the first step in a plan to offer universal preschool by 2018, but the deal hinges on budget approval.
January 21, 2014
For the first time, researchers map the qualities of Catholic preschools, which serve more than 20,000 students in nearly 500 schools nationwide and are growing as K-12 enrollment declines. Few of these programs have consistent curricula or quality standards but they all share a mission to indoctinate families into the faith.
January 06, 2014
Unnamed sources tell Capital New York that Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to propose big, new investment in early education, which could conflict with a similar plan offered by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
November 13, 2013
The proposed legislation is the first significant attempt in over 10 years to expand the federal government's role in supporting prekindergarten.
October 30, 2013
An Oregon researcher says some young children who performed well academically but acted out in big pre-K classes may have been genetically predisposed to behavioral issues.
May 29, 2013
All families in Minnesota will be afforded access to all-day kindergarten as of 2014 paid for by new tax hikes.
April 10, 2013
States have taken the lead in creating preschool programs, but they don't have enough money to enroll all children, according to the Center for American Progress.
April 02, 2013
The National Association for the Education of Young Children now offers a free guide to effectively using social media.