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June 29, 2016

Colorado Schools Reach Out to Parents to Ease Transition to Kindergarten

Schools are holding events, doing home visits, and reaching out to neighborhoods to help parents and children starting kindergarten, aiming to ease the transition for children who have never attended school.

November 20, 2014

Study Says That Texting Reading Tips to Parents Improves Students' Literacy Skills

Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.

September 10, 2014

Parent Engagement Pivotal Piece in Latest Early-Learning Federal Grant Competition

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says states competing to secure federal early-learning grants should include "serious" and "intentional" strategies to engage parents.

August 06, 2014

Federal Pre-K Push Could Also Boost Parents' Education, Advocates Say

Advocates for multigenerational programs believe that funding for parent education efforts also should increase with federal investments to expand preschool options.

November 15, 2013

California's First Preschool Created Under State's 'Trigger' Law Opens

The first preschool conceived under California's so-called parent-trigger law is schedule to open in December amid high hopes of improving student achievement.



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