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.
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The bond will provide a steady stream of funds to improve daycare and after-school facilities statewide.
November 06, 2013
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
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
Connecticut child-care facilies failed to meet 7 of 13 state standards, researchers state.
September 25, 2013
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
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
An effort to stop Minnesota child-care providers from joining unions was dismissed--for now--on a technicality.
July 30, 2013
Child-care providers and preschool teachers earn far less than their colleagues in other states on average, report finds.
July 16, 2013
Spanking children as a means of discipline creates aggression, research done by a University of Texas professor states.