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While most states are broadening their child-care assistance policies to serve more families, others are moving backward, says a report by the National Women's Law Center.


The Education Department released a positive update of the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant program, even as it fights to renew another early-childhood initiative.


If nothing changes, programs responsible for educating 800 children will have closed their doors by Nov. 10.


Preschool benefits middle-class children, and efforts should be made to provide public preschool to a broader array of students, according to a new report.


A new national poll of registered voters commissioned by the First Five Years Fund finds that 76 percent of poll respondents would support such a proposal.


National education data shows adopted children fare worse than others in early schooling.


Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a California bill on Friday that would have provided a June 2018 deadline for expanding public preschool in the state to all low-income 4-year-olds.


A study finding that Tennessee's public preschool program had no discernable academic effect on children continues to make headlines.


Early-education supporters are continuing a drumbeat of support for federal Preschool Development Grants, which have gone to 18 states and have been used to start or expand state prekindergarten.


A study by the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families found long-lasting positive effects on Latino children who attended publicly funded preschool in Miami.


Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who announced his resignation Oct. 2, was a main force in promoting the Obama administration's early-childhood education policies.


The American Academy of Pediatrics says that its screen time guidance must "evolve or become obsolete" as the media landscape changes.


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