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The most useful and appropriate classroom technology can change as children move up the academic ladder from pre-K to 3rd grade.
When weighing its costs against its benefits, universal preschool does not add up, David J. Armor says.
There should be a stronger connection between research, what’s happening in schools, and pre-K-3 initiatives, Laura Bornfreund writes.
For educational conditions and outcomes to improve for Native youths, early-childhood programs must consider cultural diversity, writes Susan C. Faircloth.
Researchers should pinpoint what works best for students in today’s more academic kindergartens, says Heather E. Quick.
States press to ensure that students from kindergarten on get the literacy support they need to meet 3rd grade reading milestones.
The collection and use of data about just how prepared individual children are to enter kindergarten can be a ticklish proposition.
As the push for academic content increases at the kindergarten level, educators weigh what's important and what's developmentally appropriate.
Quality Counts' new Early Education Index assesses participation in early-education programs and services, as well as equity and enrollment trends across the states.
An ambitious push for university pre-K in the nation's largest public school system adds seats to programs in public schools and in community programs, as well as extending existing half-day spots.
Researchers are gaining new insights into how children learn from a rich history of studies of preschool programs in the past 50 years.
There's little disagreement nationally about the importance of early-childhood education, but settling on the right approach to funding and policy approaches is a different matter.
The 19th annual edition of Education Week's Quality Counts includes a new take on the state report cards and provides a leaner format that focuses on educational outcomes from early childhood on up.
For Quality Counts 2015, the Education Week Research Center graded the states in two critical performance and data categories that have been perennial features of the publication's report card.
The Keystone State's new Democratic governor, who faces an empowered GOP legislative majority, has pledged to boost K-12 spending; meanwhile, a funding-formula overhaul is already in the works.