Creating a minimum education standard for pre-K teachers was among recommendations from the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council for improving the country's early-educator workforce.
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April 02, 2015
March 25, 2015
Teach For America teachers in pre-K though 2nd grade were better at teaching students to read than other teachers, says a study by the research firm Mathematica.
March 18, 2015
Lawmakers in the two large, rural states snub prekindergarten-funding proposals, but Montana education officials are hoping for another try.
March 18, 2015
The youngest children understand the importance of a random sample in research.
March 13, 2015
Young children with depressed dads are more likely to fight, lie, and show anxiety, finds a new study.
March 06, 2015
The annual report recognizes the superintendent for partnering with business leaders and bringing a renewed focus on science, technology, engineering, and math to his Colorado district.
March 02, 2015
Companion bills filed in the Texas House and Senate would spend up to $118 million to help school districts offer high-quality prekindergarten education.
February 27, 2015
Eleven governors have included early learning in their 2015 State of the State addresses so far, according to an evaluation by the Education Commission of the States, a non-partisan, Denver-based think tank.
February 26, 2015
The chamber will reconvene again Friday morning to consider three additional amendments, including one that would wholesale replace the measure with a Democratic version, before holding a final vote on the entire bill.
February 25, 2015
UC Berkeley researcher Bruce Fuller released a followup to his October report critical of the New York City's universal preschool program, a centerpiece of Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration.