Though a poll found broad support for increased federal pre-K funding, Republicans, at 53 percent, were much less likely than Democrats, at 87 percent, to support it.
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September 08, 2014
August 28, 2014
Opportunity Nation, a group advocating for preschool expansion, has given communities "opportunity scores" based on several indicators, including preschool enrollment.
July 31, 2014
Children with strong language skills boost the language performance of their classmates with disabilities, according to a recent study.
July 08, 2014
Educators of young children can use their summer to dig into some of the research-validated interventions listed here.
June 03, 2014
Sample surveys are intended to help program managers get a "big picture" of how their early-childhood education programs are working.
May 28, 2014
Based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the center will offer strategic planning and evaluation services to states.
May 19, 2014
An analysis of children in a federally-funded study found that depression among teachers was connected to emotional difficulties among the young children in their care.
May 13, 2014
The National Institute for Early Education Research, which advocates on behalf of expanded high-quality preschool options, uses federal funds only for data collection, its president says.
April 30, 2014
The tool commonly known as ECERS-R may not be sensitive enough to measure the elements that preschools must have to improve children's academic and social outcomes, according to new research.
March 28, 2014
Thirty years after enrolling in a North Carolina early-childhood education program that included health components, participants are healthier than peers, a study concludes.