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A new study out of the University of Virginia's suggests the type of relationships preschoolers form with their teachers can be predictive of their school performance in early elementary school.


The Democratic frontrunner in the campaign for the White House has made early-childhood education a high priority in her discussion of education policy.


It's not just plumbers and electricians: Prospective preschool teachers can now learn by doing, thanks to a new apprenticeship program in St. Louis.


The money will be used to fund research, fellowships, and professional development opportunities for early educators.


UPSTART, a Utah-funded program that also got federal Investing in Innovation grant money, gives an early-literacy boost that persists through elementary school, a state study says.


Public preschool spending has surpassed pre-recession levels for the first time since the 2008 downturn, according to new data from the National Institute for Early Education Research.


Zane Wubbena, a doctoral candidate at Texas State University, is studying how brain development affects students' ability to comprehend the math curriculum for their grade level.


Mothers care more only about the next president not entering another war than they do about investing in education.


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