Companion bills filed in the Texas House and Senate would spend up to $118 million to help school districts offer high-quality prekindergarten education.
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March 02, 2015
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.
February 25, 2015
Arne Duncan said the details are up to Congress, but an advocacy coalition wants a preschool title to be added to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
February 18, 2015
A new program is targeting 21 rural schools across the country to boost literacy instruction and improve early-literacy skills, especially among rural children from low-income households.
February 12, 2015
Advocates in Washington, D.C., welcomed a bill that would ban most suspensions and expulsions from public preschool programs, discussed during a public hearing in the nation's capital last week.
February 10, 2015
The Democrats' substitute bill would create a new title for early-childhood education that would provide funds through a formula to states willing to match the amount.
February 04, 2015
The research studied the effects of Smart Start and More at Four, two programs aimed at improving the child care and preschool options for children who face social or economic challenges.
February 03, 2015
Investments in Smart Start and More at Four had a direct relationship to the number of 3rd graders identified as having a learning disability or an educable mental handicap.