The Obama administration is also not giving up on its proposal to spend $75 million on early childhood programs, which would be paid for through a tobacco tax.
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December 11, 2013
Advocates say the bipartisan budget accord reached by congressional negotiators to roll back sequestration cuts is a good move, but want to keep the pressure on lawmakers.
November 13, 2013
The proposed legislation is the first significant attempt in over 10 years to expand the federal government's role in supporting prekindergarten.
October 18, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education plans to award grants ranging from $37.5 million to $75 million, based on the winners' population of children ages birth through 5 from low-income families.
August 29, 2013
The grant awards will range from $37.5 million to $75 million and will be awarded by the end of this year.
June 27, 2013
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said the federal program is outdated and needs to be revamped to help modernize schools.
June 13, 2013
The LEAD commission has released five recommendations to accelerate digital teaching and learning in the nation's schools.
June 07, 2013
The agency outlines how much money states could possibly receive if the president's $75 billion preschool expansion program is adopted.
May 23, 2013
$9.2 million will be devoted to helping states create tests that measure the readiness of young children to take on the social and academic requirements of kindergarten.
April 10, 2013
States have taken the lead in creating preschool programs, but they don't have enough money to enroll all children, according to the Center for American Progress.