Features by Deepa Fernandes

Declining revenues from tobacco taxes are threatening preschool subsidies for disadvantaged families, including those in Los Angeles.

How tobacco tax revenues affect free preschool

The tale starts at tobacco shops like Drive Thru Cigarettes in Duarte, California.
Posted In: cigarettes, preschool, Taxes
Four-year-old Annika Greer, left, builds an airplane using clothespins and popsicle sticks during an engineering-based activity on Wednesday morning, Jan. 21 at the Children's Center at Caltech.

Caltech's little engineers that could

Infants and toddlers learn engineering principles at university child-care center.
Posted In: early childhood education, Caltech, STEM, preschool, engineering

Child care providers are the glue of many communities

Home childcare providers are vital to many, yet make as little as $22,000 a year.
Posted In: childcare, child

What can a 4-year-old learn at online preschool?

Now, parents can get an entire preschool curriculum from a computer.
Posted In: preschool, edtech, education technology, LearningCurve
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