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A team of international researchers working in China found that young children who were praised for being smart were more likely to cheat.


Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum and former Democratic Rep. George Miller joined forces to release a set of policy recommendations aimed at supporting families and young children.


A recently released guide from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Center for Education and Workforce provides tips for business leaders to take a leading role in the national conversation about early-childhood education.


Vanderbilt University researchers have teamed up with a group of early childhood educators to figure out some best practices to increase the impact of prekindergarten.


A majority of superintendents say that high-quality child care and education is not available to every family in their state, and that states are investing too little in such programs.


A study released last month by the Economic Policy Institute finds that large academic gaps found between kids from low-income families and more affluent ones have gone unchanged since the late 1990s.


A new study finds that prekindergarten teachers rate their own science ability as low, and that affects how much science instruction they engage in with their students.


Congress has failed to renew a home-visiting program that provides parent coaching to vulnerable families, but advocates hope lawmakers can resolve their differences and bring it back.


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