The past few weeks have seen an uptick in preschool activists making themselves known in some states that have typically had small (or no) state preschool programs.
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January 29, 2015
January 21, 2015
President Barack Obama mentioned the phrase "child care" eight times in his State of the Union Address last night, according to a Wall Street Journal count. That's more often than he said the words "terrorist," "middle class" or "opportunity.
January 15, 2015
Nationwide, Hispanic children have low preschool participation rates but a new Quality Counts 2015 follow-up analysis finds that enrollment varies considerably by state.
January 08, 2015
A new study by the Washington State Institute for Public Policy showed clear test score gains in late elementary school for children who attended the state preschool program there.
December 19, 2014
States are paying for preschool programs in most of the rest of the country. But as of 2014, eight states remain holdouts to the general trend.
December 18, 2014
Some of the 10 states that had no public preschool program when the National Institute for Early Education Research last issued a report in 2013 have made moves to change that.
December 16, 2014
The early education news for the last week has been all about the money: who got it, who didn't, and whether or not anyone should have gotten it.
December 03, 2014
Nearly two thirds of California voters consider preschool "very important," according to a new Field Poll, conducted in partnership with the California education news outlet EdSource.
November 21, 2014
Early childhood education advocates in South Carolina see an opportunity to expand services now that a 21-year-old legal battle has been decided in favor of better funding for poor and rural regions of the state.
November 20, 2014
Montana, one of nine states with no state preschool program, is a step closer to offering it after a vote by the state board of education last week.