By Igor Volsky on December 3, 2013
The scores from 2012 Program for International Student Assessment come as Republican lawmakers and state legislators are reconsidering their support for Common Core.
By Bryce Covert on November 27, 2013
Enrollment in Head Start increased while funding increased, but now funding is moving in the opposite direction.
By Bryce Covert on November 14, 2013
While the benefits of preschool are widespread, children of color stand to see particularly strong gains.
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By Bryce Covert on November 13, 2013
Sen. Harkin and Reps. Miller and Hanna will introduce a bill to expand preschool and childcare access to low-income Americans.
By Bryce Covert on November 8, 2013
Other schools have chosen to provide all students with free breakfast and lunch, which will boost their academic success.
By Bryce Covert on October 22, 2013
The language gap opens up between wealthy and poor families much earlier than previously known.
By Alan Pyke on October 17, 2013
The number of states whose public school populations are mostly poor quadrupled from 2001 to 2011.
By Bryce Covert on October 3, 2013
Dallas is the latest district to offer free meals to all of its students, regardless of income.
By Bryce Covert on September 13, 2013
The state would be one of many pushing forward one expanding access to preschool.
By Aviva Shen on September 9, 2013
Thanks to budget cuts, Philadelphia closed 24 schools, cut vital staff jobs, and exploded class sizes to 40 or more students.