preschool programs

OPINION: Cities find new ways to fill pre-K funding holes left by the federal government

Memphis, Pittsburgh and other cities provide examples of resources and strategies that address the diverse needs of children and families

OPINION: Head Start founder sought paid family leave

An early proponent of a comprehensive approach to young children’s development, Edward Zigler died this month at 88

OPINION: How current policy hurts our youngest citizens

We must improve the odds for babies and toddlers, especially those who aren't white

Are educational videos leaving low-income students behind?

High-income kids seem to benefit more from educational videos more than low-income kids, study shows

U.S. now ranks near the bottom among 35 industrialized nations in math

Math performance of American 15-year-olds declined significantly on international PISA test

Is it better to teach pure math instead of applied math?

OECD study of 64 countries and regions finds significant rich-poor divide on math instruction

State-of-the-art education software often doesn’t help students learn more, study finds

2 lessons from the most rigorous study to date of "adaptive-learning" courseware at colleges and universities


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Colleges send too many into remedial classes who don’t need it, growing body of research shows

Alaska study finds high school GPA a better predictor of ability to pass college English and math than placement exams or SAT scores

The children of children who went to desegregated schools reap benefits, too, study finds

Two generations show better outcomes from integrated schools