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March 25, 2014

Knowledge Motivates Preschoolers More Than Stickers, Study Says

Teachers who reward preschoolers with stickers might instead offer students the opportunity to learn something meaningful, a new study says.

November 13, 2013

Maryland Schools Found to Suspend Preschoolers, Report States

Children at the pre-K level have been suspended and expelled for reasons ranging from possession of firearms to failure to follow school rules, the Baltimore Sun reports.

September 25, 2013

Preschoolers Who Nap Have Better Recall, Study States

Preschoolers who nap have increased memory abilities, but the tradition is being cut at schools and day cares to make time for instruction.

May 14, 2013

Analysis: Youngest ELLs Benefit From Dual-Language Programs

Children in preschool programs that regularly expose them to English and their home language learn better oral and literacy skills, according ton an analysis funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

December 11, 2012

Hispanic Preschoolers Show Strong Social Skills; Literacy Lags

A new study from researchers at UC Berkeley and UCLA finds that Mexican-American preschoolers demonstrate social-emotional skills that are as strong as their white peers.

July 23, 2012

Book Lists Offer Top Choices for Summer Reading

Age-appropriate selections can help keep kids moving on path to literacy

June 14, 2012

Study: Early Spatial Learning Promotes Math Competency

Researchers say robust exposure leads to better ability to solve math problems

May 01, 2012

Missouri Lawmakers Restore Preschool Funding

Lawmakers' compromise transfers money to another state agency

April 30, 2012

Early Education in Bull's-Eye in Florida and Missouri

States deal with political battles, funding issues

April 30, 2012

Study: Moody Toddlers Could End Up as Compulsive Gamblers

Researchers say curbing impulsive behavior early could decrease risk of developing some bad habits later on in life.

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