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Researchers have suggested that low-income parents are receiving the message that "these early years are important," says one early-education advocate.


Opponents of the proposal say those who signed a petition favoring the tax increase on cigarettes were shown an inaccurate summary of what the measure would do.


In the lower-income neighborhoods of Oakland, Calif., 70 percent of parents read to their young child at least three days a week, a local philanthropy finds.


The Head Start program in Prince George's County, a suburb of Washington D.C. engaged in humiliating treatment of children and, in one case, lost track of a student for about an hour, according to inspection reports.


Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, said she helped to create the 22-year-old program for pregnant women, babies, and toddlers. What was her role in supporting Early Head Start in its infancy?


Both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton placed a spotlight on the affordability of child care in recent remarks on the campaign trail.


Speaking at the Detroit Economic Club Monday, Donald Trump's proposal also calls for scrapping the federal Child and Dependent Care tax credit.


New research shows that learning more advanced content in kindergarten, such as simple addition and subtraction, not just counting, makes for bigger gains in mathematics later on.


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