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April 04, 2014

Utah Offers Virtual Pre-K $3 Million for Expansion

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

Lawmakers Reach Budget Agreement for New York City Pre-K Expansion

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

Mississippi Pre-K Aid Welcome But Limited, Advocate Says

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

Knowledge Motivates Preschoolers More Than Stickers, Study Says

Teachers who reward preschoolers with stickers might instead offer students the opportunity to learn something meaningful, a new study says.

March 25, 2014

Preschoolers Can Engage in Science Deeply, NSTA States

For the first time, the National Science Teachers Association has developed recommendations for educators and families who work with preschoolers.

March 19, 2014

Preschoolers Best College Students on Tricky Test, Study States

Preschoolers proved to be more flexible thinkers than college students in a game asking them to build a machine requiring complex thinking, a new study states.

March 13, 2014

Pre-K Teachers View Black Students' Pretend Play Negatively

Teachers view black students' pretend play in a negative light, but view that of whites and Hispanics as positive, a new study states.

March 11, 2014

Those in Georgia's Universal Pre-K Tested Better Than Unenrolled Peers, Study Says

Four-year-olds who participated in Georgia's universal preschool program tested better than peers who had not taken part in it, a new study says.

March 01, 2014

Nashville's Universal Pre-K Plan Would Offer English Immersion, Chief Says

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.

February 25, 2014

Push for Universal Pre-K Could Lead to Overdiagnosis of ADHD, Health Professionals Argue

With the expansion of universal preschool, a pair of experts warn of a possible overdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in very young children.

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