Democrat Gavin Newsom, who takes office Jan. 7, plans to expand full-day kindergarten and child-care offerings in the state, according to media reports.
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January 04, 2019
December 21, 2018
The Bipartisan Policy Center's state-by-state analysis of the administration of federal early-childhood education programs found inefficiencies and recommended that governors call in outside experts for help.
December 13, 2018
The Center for American Progress has released a set of recommendations for governors in 2019 that includes things such as full-day universal preschool and the study of pre-term births, which can cause learning difficulties.
November 16, 2018
Researchers with the National Women's Law Center say despite recent federal spending increases, child-care subsidies lag behind 2001 levels when adjusted for inflation, leaving many families in the lurch.
June 04, 2018
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.
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.