Early Childhood in the News
- Dian Schaffhauser on 08/22/2014
THE JOUNAL- Transforming Education Through Technology
States have just two months to put together proposals for building or expanding preschool programs in order to compete for some of the $250 million the feds are making available in a new Preschool Development Grants program. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced the competition this week, just months after President Obama proposed funding universal access to preschool for all four-year-olds.
- Kate Santich on 08/19/2014
July 31, 2014 - 8:30am
For Florida’s 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten — and even pre-K — is too late to start giving them the help many will need to grow into capable, productive adults.
- Alyson Klein on 08/19/2014
August 13, 2014 12:00 PM
Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia, which have already won federal grants to bolster their early-learning systems—or have robust early-childhood programs in place—could tap into even more money to improve preschool programs, under a new, $250 million "preschool development" grant competition announced by the Obama administration Wednesday.
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