Parents

Why six states still spend nothing on preschool

Many state preschool programs are still tiny, but in the Mountain West and New Hampshire, they are nonexistent. Here’s why

It’s not who controls the schools that matters, it’s whether they care about equity

New Orleans has had plenty of school choice in the last decade, but vulnerable students have been left behind

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

How a Colorado school district struggles to give its students a technology boost

Mississippi’s early ed shakeup: State reorganizes key child care services, launches new family tracking system

Online platform will track families as they apply for and receive state services

Students scramble as application season races down to the wire

Deadlines, endless forms, constant college prep pressure at Mass. charter school — is the finish line in sight for these low-income students?

Getting schooled in social media

Tweets, texts and new apps help link schools with parents and community

Trump and Clinton say they’ll make child care cheaper, but for whom?

Child care costs, quality, matter in a presidential election for first time in decades.