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November 18, 2014

A Look Inside the Revised Child Care Development Block Grant Bill

The newly-passed legislation, headed to the president's desk, would implement quality and access improvements to a law that hasn't been modified in nearly 20 years.

November 12, 2014

Kindergartners Benefit From Tools of the Mind, Study Finds

A new study takes a second look at the Tools of the Mind early-childhood curriculum, finding benefits for older students.

November 12, 2014

Policy Report Urges 'Two-Generation' Approach to Ending Child Poverty

The Annie E. Casey Foundation says in a recent policy report that programs need to embrace the entire family in order to curb intergenerational poverty.

October 29, 2014

Governors Group Urges Focus on Early Math Learning

Governors should take steps to improve early-childhood mathematics education, including raising the bar for states' early-learning guidelines and promoting changes in teacher-preparation programs, according to a recent paper.

October 21, 2014

Georgia's Preschool Providers to Learn How to Better Support English-Learners

As a result of Georgia's Race to the Top-Early Learning challenge grant, state preschool and early-care providers will be trained to identify and support dual-language learners.

October 20, 2014

Polls Show Early Education Popular in Battleground States

The next step for advocacy groups is to get candidates to support the initiatives, says Kris Perry, the executive director of the First Five Years Fund.

October 20, 2014

Pre-K Network Expands to Indian Reservation

A new Educare early-childhood school will mix research-based instruction with Native culture and language.

October 01, 2014

New Reporter Joins Early Years Blog

Lillian Mongeau joins the Education Week blogging team to keep readers up to date on news and policy developments for the nation's youngest learners.

September 29, 2014

Head Start Announces Nearly $600 Million in Funding Opportunities

The grants are available for 122 communities, and the Office of Head Start is encouraging potential grantees to embrace a "birth-to-5" model of providing services.

September 24, 2014

Recipient of i3 Grant Expands Pre-K in Rural Utah

The Waterford Institute has expanded a Utah in-home pre-K program to reach rural families.

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