The Education Commission of the States compiled a list of laws enacted in 2013 to support early literacy, preschool access, teacher preparation, and program quality.
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December 02, 2013
November 26, 2013
A federally-funded study showed positive results for children who participated in a 10-week curriculum featuring characters such as Curious George and Sid the Science Kid.
October 18, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education plans to award grants ranging from $37.5 million to $75 million, based on the winners' population of children ages birth through 5 from low-income families.
September 09, 2013
The proposed bipartisan legislation, introduced in Congress last spring, would call for states to set aside a greater share of their federal funds to improve early-childhood programs.
September 06, 2013
Sesame Workshop, the educational New York-based nonprofit which created the beloved characters, has partnered with Success for All, a whole-school reform model, to launch a pilot targeting disadvantaged four-year-olds in five states.
August 16, 2013
Houston and the Granite district in Utah will be two to watch when considering unique ways to pay for early-childhood education.
June 25, 2013
Sen. Patty Murray, the chair of the Senate Budget Committee, said early childhood programs are a non-partisan issue.
June 18, 2013
The company funds a workshop program that teaches parents how to bolster the school-readiness skills of their children.
June 17, 2013
A federal grant has helped restore funding to a well-studied preschool program that had faced dwindling support.
June 11, 2013
Retired military leaders say Obama's early-childhood education plan will create a projected two million more high school graduates and $150 billion in net economic benefits to America.