The New America Foundation offers eight recommendations to teachers, districts, states, and federal officials that the organization believes will strengthen early-learning programs.
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July 15, 2014
July 14, 2014
The U.S. Secretary of Education also said that Pennsylvania's current level of commitment to funding public schools in Philadelphia is "unacceptable."
July 03, 2014
A newspaper's examination of spending among six rural districts in Minnesota and North Dakota showed that transportation costs, among other budget items, varied widely.
June 27, 2014
An outdated formula for allocating federal money is leading to what may be unintended funding disparities, according to a recent policy brief from the New America Foundation.
June 16, 2014
The National Governors Association is looking to influence Congress and the White House as lawmakers debate federal funding for early-childhood education.
June 12, 2014
The professor who beat Rep. Eric Cantor in a primary would not be likely to increase education funding if he makes it to Congress.
June 11, 2014
The district will expand slots using other funding sources, but community members are angry at the loss of Head Start funds for 2014-15.
May 16, 2014
The state is trying to fight an Education Department decision that it had not put enough money into special education in the 2010-11 school year.
May 14, 2014
The bill passed on a party-line vote, but House Republican leaders have balked at the cost of the expansion, which would be more than $30 billion over the first five years.
May 08, 2014
A Wisconsin rural school task force has recommended that lawmakers relax teacher licensure requirements and change funding formulas to benefit rural schools.