Kids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.
Kristen Waterfield, President of The Malvern School spoke about the important of pre-school in a child’s development.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has organized a reading ‘race to prevent the “summer slide,” skills that are lost when kids don’t read over the vacation months.
Students in Finland are among some of the highest performing in the world in reading and math, even though kids get a late start compared to kids in the US.
The program is not new, but more than ten percent of the families living in Camden have not yet registered their three- or four-year-olds for the free, all-day preschool program.
Brains develop more in a child’s first few years than any other time in life and research shows that there’s an achievement gap as early as nine months.
A new study finds that children who attend state-funded preschools in New Jersey’s poorest cities outperform peers who don’t through fifth grade.
President Obama, in his State of the Union address, listed as one of his priorities — high quality preschool education for every child in the nation. The latest national data available show only 28 percent of 4-year-olds attending preschool.
Quality preschool for lower-income children hangs in the balance as the Pennsylvania budget is debated, and an advocate for it makes the case that this program benefits all of us.
Seattle schools reportedly have unique tracking system, anonymous to outside viewers, researchers and the public, which gives local officials material K-through college that they hope will improve their students’ education.
While kids used to start kindergarten at 5 years, there’s been a trend to move the cut-off age closer to 6.
It’s a preschool with a world view. John and Regina Reydler opened their two “Right Steps” preschools in Richboro and Churchville seven years ago.
The latest research regarding education and crime shows that investing more in high quality preschool programs not only reduces crime but saves millions of dollars.