Children who participated in New Mexico's public preschool program did better on 3rd grade tests of math and reading than their peers who didn't participate.
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September 15, 2016
August 26, 2016
Opponents of the proposal say those who signed a petition favoring the tax increase on cigarettes were shown an inaccurate summary of what the measure would do.
July 22, 2016
As important as preschool is, a new report says the quality of the early elementary years is also critical and shouldn't be ignored.
July 20, 2016
Away from the fireworks of the Republican National Convention floor, an event moderated by Education Week's Lisa Stark focused on early education and public policy.
July 15, 2016
In a first for the U.S., Vermont now requires communities to offer 10 hours a week of free preschool to 3- and 4-year-olds.
July 15, 2016
Early-childhood education has been one of the legislative priorities for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who is walking away from a re-election battle to be Donald Trump's running mate.
July 13, 2016
Eighteen states offer high-quality preschool programs, but serve less than 30 percent of their 4-year-olds.
July 12, 2016
The draft platform for the Republican committee says that prekindergarten "inserts the state" into family relationships and as such should be opposed, reports say.
July 08, 2016
Education leaders from North Carolina, Michigan, Washington state and West Virginia share thoughts for early-childhood advocates looking to start, or expand, a high-quality pre-K program.
June 29, 2016
Washington state, North Carolina, Michigan and West Virginia all have programs that have been judged effective by outside evaluators. Still, they are not perfect.