UPSTART, a Utah-funded program that also got federal Investing in Innovation grant money, gives an early-literacy boost that persists through elementary school, a state study says.
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Early education was brought up far more often than in the past at this year's popular tech-focused education conference in Austin.
March 01, 2016
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December 10, 2015
Should we spend more money to make preschool free for everyone? Or should we spend less to make sure it's available to those who need it most?
August 13, 2015
The pay channel HBO will have exclusive rights to air new episodes of the venerable children's program "Sesame Street" for nine months, when it will then be available to PBS for free.
July 21, 2015
A Bezos Family Foundation initiative seeks to make early learning part of everyday life for parents. The idea is not a new one, but the approach might be.
July 21, 2015
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual data book shows that children were improving in 10 of its 16 indicators of child well-being, but the overall findings obscure racial and regional disparities.
July 15, 2015
Public and privately funded web portals are under development to help parents pick a high-quality preschool based on data, rather than just intuition.
July 13, 2015
Federal funding for children's programs has dropped 9.4 percent over the last five years, compared to a 4 percent overall drop in federal spending, according to a recent analysis by a bipartisan advocacy group.
July 08, 2015
Oregon legislators approved a multi-million-dollar early-learning plan on the last day of that state's legislative session on Monday.