These tools encourage school administrators to gather as much information as possible about the students who will be entering kindergarten and the early-learning offerings in their communities.
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June 04, 2018
May 31, 2018
The credential, which will be required of new lead preschool teachers in 2019, requires recipients to do practice teaching and to receive mentoring and coaching.
May 07, 2018
An audit of the early-childhood education offerings in Minnesota finds complexity and fragmentation as well as a lack of data about program effectiveness.
April 18, 2018
The National Institute for Early Education Research says that, on average, states serve more than a third of their 4-year-olds in state-funded early-childhood education programs.
February 01, 2018
Two state-based organizations are working to spread knowledge and resources on prekindergarten quality, teacher workforce issues, and funding challenges.
November 07, 2017
This interactive, online tool allows parents to get quality ratings on Louisiana's 1,500 publicly funded child care centers, Head Start programs, and pre-K programs.
October 13, 2017
A majority of superintendents say that high-quality child care and education is not available to every family in their state, and that states are investing too little in such programs.
September 28, 2017
A new study of North Carolina's quality-rating and improvement system shows that it has been successful in improving quality measures in the state's child-care programs.
August 18, 2017
A new report on New Mexico's early childhood education initiatives finds mixed results for the various programs the state provides.
June 23, 2017
The Granite State has legalized Keno gambling and plans to tax the machines to partially fund full-day kindergarten for the state's 5-year-olds.