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January 21, 2014

Study Maps Catholic Pre-K Information

For the first time, researchers map the qualities of Catholic preschools, which serve more than 20,000 students in nearly 500 schools nationwide and are growing as K-12 enrollment declines. Few of these programs have consistent curricula or quality standards but they all share a mission to indoctinate families into the faith.

January 06, 2014

Report: N.Y. Gov. to Announce Plan for Funding Full-Day Prekindergarten

Unnamed sources tell Capital New York that Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to propose big, new investment in early education, which could conflict with a similar plan offered by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

November 13, 2013

Early Education to See Boost in Newly-Introduced House and Senate Bills

The proposed legislation is the first significant attempt in over 10 years to expand the federal government's role in supporting prekindergarten.

October 30, 2013

Pre-K Behavior Issues May Have Genetic Link, Study Asserts

An Oregon researcher says some young children who performed well academically but acted out in big pre-K classes may have been genetically predisposed to behavioral issues.

May 29, 2013

Minnesota Launching Free, All-Day Kindergarten

All families in Minnesota will be afforded access to all-day kindergarten as of 2014 paid for by new tax hikes.

April 10, 2013

Federal Support Could Close 'Preschool Access Gap,' Center Says

States have taken the lead in creating preschool programs, but they don't have enough money to enroll all children, according to the Center for American Progress.

April 02, 2013

Study Supports Prekindergarten Effectiveness in Boston Schools

The Boston preschool program combined research-driven curricula with teacher coaching.

April 02, 2013

NAEYC Offers Guide for Social Media Use

The National Association for the Education of Young Children now offers a free guide to effectively using social media.

February 27, 2013

States Find Common Ground on Preschool's Value

While pundits wrangle over the federal role in early education, states are moving ahead with their own plans.

February 13, 2013

Obama's Preschool Pitch: Vague, But Welcomed

The president's State of the Union Address talks about expanding preschool and full-day kindergarten, but offers few details on funding and timing.

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