20 July 2018, 3:02 pm
The State of Preschool 2017 report makes it easy to figure out how many children in your state attend public pre-K. Or whether your state, or others, permits bilingual instruction in pre-K classrooms....
4 June 2018, 12:31 pm
Also: Some good news, seriously.
3 June 2018, 11:52 pm
Even in the age of Trump, the United States is making progress toward universal health insurance and universal pre-K.
22 May 2018, 8:39 pm
Support for public funding of high-quality preschool is near universal; elected officials from both parties at all levels of government, business people, law enforcement professionals, military leader...
30 April 2018, 4:40 pm
This post re-published with permission from New America. High-quality teachers are an essential component of an effective pre-K program. After all, young children’s learning depends on the quality of...
19 April 2018, 8:51 pm
This week NIEER released its 15th State of Preschool report, providing information on enrollment, spending, and policies related to quality during the 2016-2017 school year for 61 state-funded prescho...
6 April 2018, 1:37 pm
“Due, perhaps, to the many points of view of those cooperating in the work, the committee has found it a difficult task to outline the minimal essentials for nursery schools without apparently determi...
2 April 2018, 2:33 pm
This guest post from New America and the Education Commission of the States underscores the key role states play on early education policy. Get detailed information about state-funded pre-K programs i...
29 March 2018, 7:22 pm
A variety of state-funded pre-K programs generally produce broad gains in participating children’s learning, as measured at kindergarten entry, according to NIEER’s study published this week in AERA O...
8 March 2018, 3:06 pm
BUILD Initiative and the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes recently released A Learning Table to Improve State Early Childhood Teaching and Learning Policy: Reflections and Recommendations A...
8 February 2018, 2:42 pm
To facilitate interaction among ideas presented in New America’s “Moving Beyond False Choices for Early Childhood Educators,” Series Editor Stacie G. Goffin provides opening comments...
1 February 2018, 3:19 pm
The National Association of State Boards of Education recently published Stepping Up for Early Childhood Education exploring ways to revitalize state policymaker efforts ensuring all children have a s...
26 January 2018, 10:00 am
12 January 2018, 10:00 am
In this issue, the disparity between the importance of preschool educators and what they are paid.
21 December 2017, 9:41 pm
A $100 million grant will pay for a localized version of the early childhood development program for refugees in the Middle East.
14 December 2017, 10:45 am
A new study shows that quality preschool improves math scores and college readiness.
9 November 2017, 6:16 pm
The family of Elijah Silvera says his Harlem preschool knew that he had a deadly allergy to milk products and yet an adult gave him a sandwich.
31 October 2017, 11:00 am
A push to expand prekindergarten was a big success for Mayor Bill de Blasio, but it was a mad dash to get, including a feud with the governor and other challenges.
7 September 2017, 7:04 pm
The preschool assigned children the job of Class Sunshine, but I wanted my daughter to feel free to be Class Dark Cloud if she wanted.
9 June 2017, 10:34 pm
An appellate court handed the charter network its first victory over Mayor de Blasio in a battle over authority for prekindergarten classes.