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By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
A small but growing number of nonprofits and for-profit companies are saying they can deliver at least some of the experiences and benefits of high-quality preschool via the internet, and thousands of parents are signing up. But as online early…
By Vic Pasquantonio
A new report by the National Institute for Early Education Research gives public preschool in the U.S. mixed results with some states doing a lot to improve access and quality and other states doing very little.
By Associated Press
Hillary Clinton has spent decades talking about the needs of children and touting the benefits of early education. It's a new subject for Donald Trump.
By Lillian Mongeau, The Hechinger Report
An election of Hillary Clinton could mark the first time a U.S. president's signature issue is early childhood education.
By PBS NewsHour
Science tells us that critical brain development in children begins well before kindergarten, so their care and education prior to starting school matter. But the very foundation of effective early education -- child care providers -- often struggle to earn…
One city’s attempt to professionalize early education could be a model for the nation. In the last two years, New York City has moved to accommodate all of the city’s public school 4-year-olds in high-quality preschool classrooms.
Presidential candidates hoping to attract Millennials, Hispanics and swing state voters in 2016 could be well-advised to make early education a key part of their education platform, according to the results of a new national poll showing that 76 percent…
By Nora Daly
PBS NewsHour recently held a Facebook chat on the benefits of reading aloud with Pam Allyn, founding director of LitWorld, Dr. Perri Klass, national medical director of the nonprofit Reach Out and Read, and Maggie McGuire, vice president of Scholastic’s…
What are the benefits of reading aloud? What is the impact on children’s educational outcomes beyond literacy? Join us for a Facebook chat on World Read Aloud Day, Wednesday, March 4.
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