Advocates say now is the time to turn their attention to lawmakers returning from Washington to their home states for the summer recess.
Recently in state preschool Category
July 11, 2013
June 28, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan continued his pitch for a $75 billion expansion of early-childhood programs at a recent meeting of the Education Commission of the States.
June 25, 2013
Sen. Patty Murray, the chair of the Senate Budget Committee, said early childhood programs are a non-partisan issue.
April 29, 2013
A National Institute for Early Education Research report released today says that recent state funding increases for preschool aren't enough to pull states out of a 10-year-long slide.
April 24, 2013
The state attorney general says the Hawaii governor's proposed preschool plan requires a constitutional amendment to allow state money would go to private preschools.
April 10, 2013
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2014 budget proposal includes programs for infants and young children.
April 10, 2013
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.
March 19, 2013
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute evaluated the program and found that it offered benefits for all children.
March 15, 2013
Sara Mead and Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst found issues they both suppport during the wide-ranging discussion about early-childhood education and federal policy, sponsored by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
March 12, 2013
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune uses national interest in preschool to examine its state program