President Barack Obama mentioned the phrase "child care" eight times in his State of the Union Address last night, according to a Wall Street Journal count. That's more often than he said the words "terrorist," "middle class" or "opportunity.
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January 21, 2015
January 15, 2015
To help educators and parents recognize effective uses of ed tech in the early years, Education Week created an interactive tool highlighting one school's efforts to put research into practice.
December 23, 2014
Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, intended for infants and toddlers with disabilities, has been basically level-funded while other programs for young children grow.
December 18, 2014
Nationwide, rural students are more likely to be overweight and lack access to healthy foods.
December 10, 2014
Alabama, Montana, and Vermont were among the winners of federal preschool money to launch or expand early-childhood education programs.
November 18, 2014
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
A new study takes a second look at the Tools of the Mind early-childhood curriculum, finding benefits for older students.
November 12, 2014
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 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
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.