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New Orleans needs to make a bigger investment in early childhood education

There are various state and local programs that provide early childhood education services. They include Early Head Start, Head Start and a pre-kindergarten expansion grant from the federal government ... read more

Early childhood education yields big benefits — just not the ones you think

On the other hand, there’s an equally substantive body of research suggesting that early childhood education produces a profound, lifelong advantage. Kids who enter intensive preschool ... just over t... read more

Here's how $1.5 million request can continue boosting early childhood education in New Orleans, advocates say

Last year, at the urging of the City Council, the Landrieu administration allotted $750,000 from its budget toward funding for preschool spots. It was the first time that the city had provided funding ... read more

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Seattle’s preschool program, on the ballot for expansion, is steadily improving, according to external evaluation

Seattle’s Preschool Program is in the final stretch of its four-year beta mode, and the results of its latest annual checkup are in — just months ... state’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance P... read more

Stockton Unified officials cut the ribbon to new early education center at King Elementary School

This school is a cornerstone for many and this preschool project is something that families and staff of King school deserve.” Just ask Mayor Michael Tubbs. He is a product of Head Start and credits t... read more

The genius of early education to grow little brains [Opinion]

Yet scientific research suggests it’s not just college access that should concern us. If we want to support our children’s achievement, we also need to invest in their early development ... Full-day q... read more

Advocates: Use new Mission tax revenue for early childhood efforts, affordable housing

It would be tasked with implementing AAPPC's Preschool Expansion ... education for her 4-year-old son, Joseph. Story continues below She grew increasingly frustrated as Joseph was turned away from ear... read more

Doña Ana County plans to expand early childhood education

The program is dedicated almost exclusively to children who are attending preschool ... early childhood education can eliminate an achievement gap for low-income children, Doña Ana County wants to ens... read more

To boost preschool quality, Massachusetts invests in degrees for educators

Calls to require a bachelor’s degree for early childhood educators ... who oversees public preschool programs in Somerville, Mass. “It will continue to be seen as ‘just care’ rather than education.” S... read more

To fund pre-K, advocates in Indiana pitch tax credit scholarships, ‘pay for success,’ tax hikes

Early childhood education advocates are suggesting new ways ... or local referendums to pay for expanded pre-K access. “I don’t think it should be shouldered just by the government or by the private s... read more

Early education takes on new prominence in races for governor

Story Continued Below EARLY EDUCATION ... preschool programs and boost child care options are playing a big role in several gubernatorial races, elevating the issue to what some advocates say is its m... read more

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