Hawaii would be the 39th state to offer preschool for 4-year-olds, pending legislative funding.
Recently in state preschool Category
January 15, 2014
January 13, 2014
Early childhood education is seeing interest--and more funding--from city and well as state lawmakers.
January 10, 2014
California Democrats aim to add 350,000 children to public schools via voluntary, universal preschool starting in 2015,at a potential cost of $1 billion annually.
November 13, 2013
Children at the pre-K level have been suspended and expelled for reasons ranging from possession of firearms to failure to follow school rules, the Baltimore Sun reports.
October 17, 2013
Early-childhood education takes center stage in Maryland as candidates for governor roll out their plans to expand pre-k or comment on such policies. The state is a harbinger of things to come nationally, experts say.
August 12, 2013
A survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures finds that spending on early-childhood programs is showing a slow, but steady, increase in some states.
August 07, 2013
California Newsreel, which plans a series on early childhood, released an 30-minute segment on preschool to take advantage of the current political focus.
August 01, 2013
Two academics argue that the research design of some studies may inflate the positive effects of state preschool programs.
July 31, 2013
The survey, commissioned by an early-education advocacy group, found support for preschool crossed party lines.
July 17, 2013
While early education has bipartisan support, the Obama administration's $75 billion proposal for expanding state preschool is still struggling for traction.