Early Stories

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

Blog — From England, with worries: toddlers need more support

Some troubling research emerged last week from the think tank Demos in England, including a frightening finding: More than one in 10 children begin primary school unable to learn…