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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.

October 30, 2013

Pre-K Behavior Issues May Have Genetic Link, Study Asserts

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.

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