When children are suspended or expelled from preschool for problem behaviors, that often indicates problems that predate that child's enrollment, said experts on a panel earlier this month.
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June 30, 2015
June 24, 2015
A large body of research on which non-academic factors lead to success in early adulthood, researchers found that early experiences can have a profound effect.
June 08, 2015
Researchers used a natural division in "Sesame Street" viewership to gauge whether 1960s-era children who could easily watch the TV program fared better than children who lived in markets where the channel was harder to receive.
May 26, 2015
Still to be decided: how many children would be eligible for the program, and how it would be funded. Backers plan to place a question on the ballot by November 2016.
April 14, 2015
UPSTART, which also received a federal Investing in Innovation Grant, will be used by an estimated 15 percent of the state's 4-year-olds, according to the company that created the educational software.
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 11, 2015
Two organizations that support home-visiting programs have released a report that takes a closer look at what federal funding has meant for states and needy families
January 08, 2015
The latest issue of Education Week's annual report includes articles and data on early-education research, technology, kindergarten readiness, and preschool expansion efforts, along with an Early Education Index offering state-by-state grades.
December 22, 2014
School leaders can link community partners, as well as work within their own buildings to improve K-3 education, according to a recent article in The Kappan.
December 09, 2014
The research connected birth and school records to 1.6 million children born in Florida over a 10-year timespan.