September 2017 Archives

A new study of North Carolina's quality-rating and improvement system shows that it has been successful in improving quality measures in the state's child-care programs.


A study awaiting publication finds that the future offspring of children who attend Head Start may benefit from the federal preschool program.


The House and the Senate have each introduced bills to reauthorize federal support of home visiting, but there's a conflict in how much states should be required to contribute to the program.


A group of Democratic leaders in Congress have released a report that outlines both the economic and academic benefits of high-quality early-childhood education programs.


The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's most recent "Education at a Glance" report finds the U.S. is falling behind other OECD nations when it comes to enrolling children in preschool.


Funding from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation is intended to train teachers and help students hit literacy benchmarks at 39 of the city's elementary and charter schools.


A new study finds that one in four preschoolers is overweight and suggests it may be due to an unhealthy diet and too little physical activity.


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