The $250 million Preschool Development program represents a relatively modest down payment on the Obama administration's much broader, $75 billion early childhood proposal.
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August 13, 2014
August 06, 2014
Advocates for multigenerational programs believe that funding for parent education efforts also should increase with federal investments to expand preschool options.
August 06, 2014
What was billed as the first Preschool Nation Summit, held in New York City, brought together education leaders to discuss best practices for early-childhood education.
July 25, 2014
Omaha, Neb., mother Tunette Powell's story about her sons' frequent removals from preschool revives a discussion on racial disparities in school discipline.
July 22, 2014
Economic instability and racial disparities threaten American children's educational and health progress, according to a new study.
July 15, 2014
The New America Foundation offers eight recommendations to teachers, districts, states, and federal officials that the organization believes will strengthen early-learning programs.
July 01, 2014
The American Academy of Pediatrics clarifies its advice on early reading for parents.
June 03, 2014
Sample surveys are intended to help program managers get a "big picture" of how their early-childhood education programs are working.
May 28, 2014
The University of North Carolina's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has launched a new center that will help design, implement, and evaluate preschool programs.
May 13, 2014
The National Institute for Early Education Research, which advocates on behalf of expanded high-quality preschool options, uses federal funds only for data collection, its president says.