Enterovirus Ruled Out For New Jersey PreschoolerAuthorities have determined that a second child who attended a New Jersey preschool where a child died of enterovirus D68 did not have the respiratory illness.
Kids Help Grownups Make A Point About Preschools in PhiladelphiaKids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.
The Malvern SchoolKristen Waterfield, President of The Malvern School spoke about the important of pre-school in a child’s development.
A Race To Keep Philadelphia's Kids Reading Through The SummerThe 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.
Finland Gets Kids Off To Good StartStudents 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.
In Camden, NJ, A Push To Get Low-Income Children Into Early EducationThe 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.
Early Education Begins At HomeBrains 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.
Study: Preschool Boosts Disadvantaged New Jersey KidsA new study finds that children who attend state-funded preschools in New Jersey's poorest cities outperform peers who don't through fifth grade.
Extending Federal Funding For 4-Year-OldsPresident 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.
Education Advocate Hopes To Prevent Pre-K Program Budget CutsQuality 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.
Tracking Students - Preschool Through First GradeSeattle 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.
Kindergarten Cut-OffWhile kids used to start kindergarten at 5 years, there’s been a trend to move the cut-off age closer to 6.