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January 15, 2014

Study: 1940s-Era Universal Child Care Program Had Positive Effects on Children

The Lanham Act child care centers, funded as a way to get mothers into defense jobs during World War II, provided benefits to eligible children that were significant into their adulthood, says an early-childhood education researcher.

November 18, 2013

Funding to Upgrade Child-Care Facilities Part of New Massachusetts Bond Bill

The bond will provide a steady stream of funds to improve daycare and after-school facilities statewide.

November 06, 2013

Single-Delivery System of Child Care Could Jeopardize Options, Advocate Says

Just as cities, states, and the federal government weigh expanded universal pre-K, one advocate warns we might pay a price should home-based care fall by the wayside.

November 05, 2013

Many Families Spend More on Child Care Than Rent, Study Says

Families in many states paid more for child care than they did for other budget items, a new study by the advocacy group Child Care Aware states.

October 15, 2013

Regulators Find Shortcomings at Conn. Child-Care Facilities, Analysis Says

Connecticut child-care facilies failed to meet 7 of 13 state standards, researchers state.

September 25, 2013

Preschoolers Who Nap Have Better Recall, Study States

Preschoolers who nap have increased memory abilities, but the tradition is being cut at schools and day cares to make time for instruction.

August 19, 2013

Preschool Funding, and How to Get It

Houston and the Granite district in Utah will be two to watch when considering unique ways to pay for early-childhood education.

July 30, 2013

Minn. In-Home Child Care Providers Can Continue to Join Unions, Judge Rules

An effort to stop Minnesota child-care providers from joining unions was dismissed--for now--on a technicality.

July 30, 2013

Texas Early Educators Fall Short in Pay Comparison, Study Says

Child-care providers and preschool teachers earn far less than their colleagues in other states on average, report finds.

July 16, 2013

Spanking Creates Aggressive Children, Study Shows

Spanking children as a means of discipline creates aggression, research done by a University of Texas professor states.

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