Two state-based organizations are working to spread knowledge and resources on prekindergarten quality, teacher workforce issues, and funding challenges.
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February 01, 2018
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.
June 08, 2017
State officials announced this week that 15 additional counties will join five others that had offered prekindergarten through the state's On My Way Pre-K program.
May 26, 2017
The State of Preschool report from the National Institute of Early Education Research found that spending is up, but state program quality is uneven.
December 07, 2016
The Urban Institute released a toolkit aimed at policymakers and investors interested in using private dollars to pay for public programs, such as prekindergarten.
November 09, 2016
Easy passage in Ohio demonstrated the popularity of preschool in Cincinnati and Dayton, but Missouri voters say no to a cigarette tax increase that would have supported early learning.