These assessments are intended to help give teachers an idea of their students' strengths and weaknesses at the start of their school careers.
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May 14, 2014
The bill passed on a party-line vote, but House Republican leaders have balked at the cost of the expansion, which would be more than $30 billion over the first five years.
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.
April 16, 2014
A study of North Carolina's pre-K program for at-risk 4-year-olds has yielded a greater impact than expected, a new study states.
April 11, 2014
Eyeing an April 23 enrollment deadline, the coordinators of New York City's newly expanded prekindergarten program blitz the city with ads.
April 08, 2014
Organizers in Indiana hope that preschoolers across the state will take part Thursday in simultaneous dancing at preschools and day-care centers to raise awareness about early-childhood education.
April 04, 2014
Familiar Sesame Street characters help explain life's difficulties to preschoolers, including the realities of incarceration and divorce, in a new web-based series.
March 27, 2014
For the first time, Mississippi has awarded state money for pre-K, but an advocate says change won't be widely felt.
March 19, 2014
Preschoolers proved to be more flexible thinkers than college students in a game asking them to build a machine requiring complex thinking, a new study states.
March 17, 2014
The state is following a trend of interest among lawmakers in supporting early childhood education, says one early education expert who tracks state legislation.