Opportunity Nation, a coalition of more than 300 groups, created the index to offer a snapshot view of a community's economic, educational, and social performance.
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October 21, 2014
October 15, 2014
The Cato Institute and the Center for American Progress staked out different sides on the early-childhood debate in two recent reports.
October 10, 2014
City officials have pushed back hard against an analysis critiquing one of the mayor's landmark initiatives, a dramatic expansion of preschool slots citywide.
October 08, 2014
The quick expansion of preschool in New York City could worsen existing inequalities, according to a report from UC Berkeley.
October 07, 2014
A study from the University of Washington shows how toddlers respond to cues from adults to determine if a particular action would draw anger.
October 01, 2014
If we don't make policy changes soon, according to a new report, America runs the risk of losing its fastest growing resource: students who speak two languages.
September 15, 2014
Infants, other children, and teenagers are generally not receiving all the preventive care that is recommended for them, according to the federal health agency.
September 12, 2014
The research, conducted by the College Board, showed that students with earliest birthdays in their kindergarten cohort were more likely to take and pass Advanced Placement tests and graduate from college in 4 years.
September 08, 2014
Though a poll found broad support for increased federal pre-K funding, Republicans, at 53 percent, were much less likely than Democrats, at 87 percent, to support it.
August 28, 2014
Opportunity Nation, a group advocating for preschool expansion, has given communities "opportunity scores" based on several indicators, including preschool enrollment.