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Sports betting could provide 'secure funding' for early childhood education, advocates say

Early childhood education advocates said Tuesday they were heartened to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards say he would be open to dedicating any revenue from sports betting to better prepare children for kin... read more

Minimum wage, health care and education expected to dominate the Maryland General Assembly

The commission’s preliminary recommendations include expanding early-childhood education ... of other states that have legalized sports betting. Busch wants the taxes from sports betting to be used to ... read more

Boys are falling behind at school. How to close the gap?

Two out of three teachers in the OECD were women in 2012, with the highest proportions in younger age groups: 97 per cent in early childhood ... the Education Endowment Foundation and the Institute fo... read more

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The early childhood infrastructure urgently needed

The major advances in what we now know about early childhood brain ... programs’ mission. They provide additional support for teachers to ensure they have the training and skills they need to provide ... read more

Time short for state’s junior kindergartens

Offering junior kindergarten costs the Department of Education about $30 million a year, and advocates ... could take years but that initial funding — with diverted junior-kindergarten dollars — would ... read more

Nunavut's suicide strategy includes Facebook, giving communities more control

Lawson said the Nunavut summit last year also noted it was difficult for local groups with solutions to slog through the paperwork and proposals they needed to complete in order to secure funding ... ... read more

STEM gender gap spurs push to support research

A gender gap persists in science, technology, engineering and math, a problem that researchers say could begin to be understood ... Like a Girl acts both seek to fund research into early childhood STE... read more

EdWatch 2014: Top 12 education issues

The new year is ushering in some big changes in public education, from a revamp of school funding ... advocates and policymakers at the local and state level from laying the groundwork for a potential... read more

How Florida limits care for its most medically fragile kids

Florida children's advocates, and the Justice Department, say AHCA, which oversees the Medicaid insurance ... which is often fatal in early childhood as it involves sometimes severe respiratory impair... read more

NDP vows to raise taxes on the rich to pay for $10-a-day childcare if elected

Horgan said it could be paid for by ... went to childcare-operating funding in 2016/17, $25 million was earmarked for a single-parent employment initiative and $146 million is spent annually on a new ... read more

A legacy of debt: Squeeze on state’s priorities only getting tighter

But outside of investments in early childhood care and K-12 education, the rest of the ... couldn’t be as generous as in the past. Advocates for the developmentally disabled and their families say sta... read more

What does 2013 hold in store? Las Vegas residents make their forecasts

We need to invest in early childhood education ... a lot of Band-Aid approaches to fund education. We need to look at creating and maintaining programs that make students successful, and how to secure ... read more

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