by Alan Pyke Posted on October 1, 2014
Education is commonly offered as the antidote to inequality. But inequality appears to have corrupted the education system's ability to combat poverty.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 29, 2014
Vermont just passed a bill creating a universal preschool program for its three- and four-year-olds.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 13, 2014
A group that tracks Pre-K enrollment reported the first decline it's ever recorded.
by Sarah Glynn - Guest Contributor Posted on April 30, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
There may be a "boy crisis" for how we teach them to behave, but that doesn't mean girls are set up to dominate the economy.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 10, 2014
Children who attended the state's preschool program outperformed their peers on literacy, math, and other skills.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 27, 2014
Black men start out behind and have the odds stacked against them in getting a job and earning decent pay.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 26, 2014 Updated: February 26, 2014
One in four of the country's kindergarten-age students isn't in a full-day program.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 22, 2014
When it comes to high-quality universal preschool, the devil is in the funding details.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 21, 2014 Updated: January 22, 2014
While stimulus money initially gave early childhood education funding a bump, spending has dropped off dramatically.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 10, 2014
Thirty states increased preschool funding last year, increasing it overall by 7 percent.