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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.

February 19, 2014

Nashville Clears First Hurdle in Universal Pre-K Plan

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

Study Maps Catholic Pre-K Information

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

Report: N.Y. Gov. to Announce Plan for Funding Full-Day Prekindergarten

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

Early Education to See Boost in Newly-Introduced House and Senate Bills

The proposed legislation is the first significant attempt in over 10 years to expand the federal government's role in supporting prekindergarten.

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