New data out of Oregon's Multnomah County show that minority babies born there face significantly higher health risks than their white peers.
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September 30, 2014
September 22, 2014
The findings come from a poll conducted on behalf of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation and the First Five Years Fund, two advocacy organization supporting increased spending on early learning.
September 10, 2014
Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the $250 million grant competition during his annual back-to-school bus tour, which took him through Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.
September 08, 2014
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.
September 04, 2014
Making preschool universal for 4-year-olds in the city was a signature promise in Bill de Blasio's successful campaign for mayor.
August 25, 2014
A lot is riding on the successful rollout of universal pre-K in New York City, which was a major campaign promise of Mayor Bill de Blasio.
August 13, 2014
The $240 million grant program has separate tracks for states just getting off the ground with preschool, and for states that already have robust programs.
August 06, 2014
What was billed as the first Preschool Nation Summit, held in New York City, brought together education leaders to discuss best practices for early-childhood education.
August 04, 2014
Changes underway at the federally funded preschool program for poor children are a good start, but need to go further, says policy analyst Sara Mead.
July 31, 2014
Children with strong language skills boost the language performance of their classmates with disabilities, according to a recent study.