The proposed budget deal would add an additional $300 million to the budget to expand preschool in the city, a campaign priority for the mayor, while also strengthening protections for charter schools.
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March 31, 2014
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 25, 2014
Teachers who reward preschoolers with stickers might instead offer students the opportunity to learn something meaningful, a new study says.
March 25, 2014
For the first time, the National Science Teachers Association has developed recommendations for educators and families who work with preschoolers.
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 13, 2014
Teachers view black students' pretend play in a negative light, but view that of whites and Hispanics as positive, a new study states.
March 11, 2014
Four-year-olds who participated in Georgia's universal preschool program tested better than peers who had not taken part in it, a new study says.
March 01, 2014
Nashville's schools chief cites the need for English-immersion programs for young children as he continues to lobby for free, universal pre-K in that city.
February 25, 2014
With the expansion of universal preschool, a pair of experts warn of a possible overdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in very young children.
February 19, 2014
Nashville's school board agreed to create two pre-K hubs, the first step in a plan to offer universal preschool by 2018, but the deal hinges on budget approval.