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April 05, 2016

Nevada Falls Just Short of Goal for New Preschool Enrollment

A federal Preschool Development Grant allowed Nevada to enroll an additional 782 4-year-olds in full-day preschool last year, just shy of its increase goal of 900 students.

January 20, 2016

$26 Million Goes to New, National Early-Ed. Research Network

The Institute of Education Studies has just launched new research network focused on developing "reliable information and useful tools" for early educators and policymakers.

October 27, 2015

Early Learning Challenge Grant Winners Making Key Gains, Says Ed. Dept.

The Education Department released a positive update of the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant program, even as it fights to renew another early-childhood initiative.

April 07, 2015

Education Department Report Calls for Congressional Action on Preschool

Only 41 percent of the nation's 4.1 million 4-year-olds are enrolled in publicly funded preschool, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education.

February 02, 2015

White House Budget Proposal Continues Early-Childhood Efforts

The Obama administration's budget request for fiscal 2016 includes a number of initiatives aimed at families and children up to age 5.

December 31, 2014

Top-Read Blog Posts of 2014: Preschool, Head Start, and Research

Early Years readers were interested in a variety of different topics over the past year.

December 19, 2014

States That Don't Fund Public Preschool - Part Two

States are paying for preschool programs in most of the rest of the country. But as of 2014, eight states remain holdouts to the general trend.

December 18, 2014

States That Don't Fund Public Preschool - Part One

Some of the 10 states that had no public preschool program when the National Institute for Early Education Research last issued a report in 2013 have made moves to change that.

December 16, 2014

Headlines About $1 Billion in Early-Ed. Spending Alternately Jubilant, Mournful

The early education news for the last week has been all about the money: who got it, who didn't, and whether or not anyone should have gotten it.

December 10, 2014

Eighteen States Win $250 Million in Preschool Development Grants

The announcement of federal funding comes on the day of a White House "summit" on early education that brings together public and private partners.

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