Several federal agencies are promoting screening tools intended to help families and care providers evaluate children early to make sure they are meeting age-appropriate milestones.
All Blog Posts With early childhood Tag or Category
April 02, 2014
February 20, 2014
Building resilience skills should begin early but does not stop after children leave their preschool years. As a society, we should focus on helping children become stronger academically, as equally as we do their social and emotional wellbeing.
February 19, 2014
The pediatric organization endorses a myth-busting report on young children who grow up in multilingual environments.
February 19, 2014
Pennsylvania is the only state to link its K-12 data system with data from key early-childhood education, health, and social services programs, a new report finds.
January 30, 2014
The days when kindergarten focused on playing and finger painting may be waning, according to a new University of Virginia study, as early-learning classrooms devote significantly more attention to preparing students to read.
January 13, 2014
The Commission to Build a Healthier America, which first released recommendations in 2009, has come together again to expand on some of its ideas related to high-quality early childhood services.
December 05, 2013
State policymakers are poised to fund early childhood education at unprecedented levels, opening the door to businesses serving the pre-kindergarten market.
November 18, 2013
The bond will provide a steady stream of funds to improve daycare and after-school facilities statewide.
October 31, 2013
Pasi Sahlberg explores a central role play has inside and outside the school context as a foundation for positive child development.
October 28, 2013
Children ages birth to age 8 have "dramatically higher" access to mobile devices and use them far more often than children did just two years ago, a new national survey reports.