Goldman Sachs and J.B. Pritzker loan $7 million in a so-called social impact bond to the United Way of Utah to expand preschool for the poor.
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June 13, 2013
June 06, 2013
Demand for early-childhood programs grew substantially following the implementation of universal pre-K programs in Georgia and Oklahoma.
June 05, 2013
Preschool director Dorothy Stewart offers pre-K teachers in the Old Firehouse Schools up to $9,000 in retention bonuses if they stay for four years.
May 20, 2013
Maine would become the seventh state in the union to offer voluntary, universal preschool.
May 08, 2013
As Teach for America celebrates training 800 preschool educators, the organization finds conditions ripe to expand its efforts.
April 11, 2013
Ensuring teacher quality while ramping up early childhood education is key, RAND researcher says.
April 10, 2013
New ideas for school reform can be unlocked by educators during their playtime, a new book states.
April 03, 2013
A study of Tennessee pre-K teachers showed them hard-pressed to name stories with ethnic minorities in them, a Missouri professor writes.
April 02, 2013
The National Association for the Education of Young Children now offers a free guide to effectively using social media.
March 26, 2013
Kris Perry, the executive director of the First Five Years Fund, is the lead plaintiff in a case challenging California's same-sex marriage ban.