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Researchers found that students who attended the charter school network's pre-K program along with its early-elementary program had significant academic gains through 2nd grade.


A researcher has found that asking young children why things happened in a story that's been read to them helps them discover the moral lesson an author was trying to convey.


Researchers at New York University followed a group of children from birth to 5th grade and found that early home environment predicted academic skills through 5th grade.


Older-than-grade children have higher test scores and college attendance rates, but an author warns against using those findings to make decisions on holding a child back.


A Canadian researcher who followed students from kindergarten to 2nd grade found that those who took full-day kindergarten scored better in reading, math, and executive function than their peers who had half-day kindergarten.


A new report on New Mexico's early childhood education initiatives finds mixed results for the various programs the state provides.


A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on the nation's pediatricians to actively support high-quality early childhood education through advocacy and by serving as consultants to ECE programs.


Keeping preschool class sizes at or under 20 children, and keeping child-teacher ratios at 10 to 1, will work for most children in preschool, according to a new study.


Teachers at the eight schools participating in this program will work together across grade levels from pre-K to 3rd grade to align instructional practices, professional development, and assessments.


The long-term research project aims to capture the development of children who are in a variety of care settings, in order to learn more about scaling up high-quality options.


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