March 2018 Archives

The study led by researchers at MIT, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania suggests that the number of conversations parents have with their children is more important than the number of words they use.


A new study found that young students who participated in an after-school math program significantly reduced their math anxiety.


The draft rule reported Wednesday would make it harder for immigrants to receive legal status if they've taken advantage of certain services, but reports say they would not be penalized for using Head Start.


Cursive writing is experiencing a resurgence of sorts in North Carolina elementary schools thanks to a state law that was passed in 2013.


Early-childhood educators nationwide are grappling with how to help young students deal with traumatic events such as the mass shooting last month in Parkland, Fla., and its aftermath.


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have found a positive correlation between parents who engage their young children in higher-level number talk and their children's math scores.


A supporter of federal funding for early-childhood programs for disadvantaged children has produced a new report detailing how states plan to use ESSA to garner more support for these initiatives.


A new report examines the role of community colleges in preparing the early-childhood education workforce as more policymakers recommend these workers obtain four-year degrees.


A survey puts to the test a long-held assumption that universal preschool is more popular across the income spectrum than preschool aimed at low-income families.


The Center for American Progress has released a new report and an interactive, online tool that allows users to see how tuition for early-childhood education programs is spent throughout the country.


Increased early-childhood funding would knit together a patchwork system that leaves many families struggling to get high-quality care, and that pays many child-care workers poverty-level wages, according to a new committee report.


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