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June 02, 2016

Report: Ten Questions To Ask About Expanding Early Education

As early childhood education programs continue to expand across the U.S., local policymakers need to know the best questions to ask.

April 07, 2016

Study: High-Quality Pre-K for All Could Eliminate Reading Gaps

A National Institutes for Early Education Research study says high-quality preschool could help children of all backgrounds enter kindergarten on an even playing field.

March 25, 2016

Beyond Pre-K: District of Columbia-Area Foundation Aids Infants and Toddlers

The Bainum Family Foundation, based in suburban Washington, D.C., is working to support better programs for infants and toddlers in low-income city neighborhoods.

March 11, 2016

High-Quality Preschool Run by States and Cities Benefit Children, Report Finds

A new report from RAND says that research into public preschool shows benefits to children who participate in high-quality programs.

December 22, 2015

New York Pre-K Tops Out At Over 68,500 Children

The city's prekindergarten program is approaching universal access, which was a campaign promise of Mayor Bill de Blasio, who convinced the state legislature to provide $300 million to help launch it.

October 06, 2015

Miami Preschool Study Finds Strong Positive Effect for Hispanic Children

A study by the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families found long-lasting positive effects on Latino children who attended publicly funded preschool in Miami.

September 27, 2015

New Construction Loan Fund to Benefit Early-Childhood Classrooms

The $100 million loan fund, announced Sunday at a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, will be used to help providers buy and renovate preschool space.

September 08, 2015

Indiana Preschool Pilot Garners Praise, Despite Bumpy Launch

Indiana's On My Way Pre-K is the state's first foray into using state funds to pay for prekindergarten.

August 11, 2015

Indiana State Preschool Program Bans Undocumented Children

Federal policy requiring that public schools serve all students regardless of immigration status extends only as far as kindergarten, leaving preschool a matter of state policy.

July 31, 2015

Boise Schools Support Public Preschool Despite Idaho's Reticence

An Idaho state law prohibiting schools from spending state money on preschool education, educators in Boise have found a way to fund a few weeks of kindergarten readiness.

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