Public spending on preschool hasn’t gone up in two decades

May 18, 2023
A new report finds that funding has stagnated in the last two decades. Some states are trying to buck the trend.
Public funding for preschools has stagnated in the last 20 years. Some states like New Jersey are looking to change that.
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Racial bias in preschool

Sep 28, 2016
A new study shows teachers watch and discipline black and white kids differently.
A new study found implicit bias against black children present in preschool teaching.
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Early educators are among the lowest paid in the U.S.

Jul 7, 2016
A new report says child care workers and preschool teachers have median wages well below the rest of the workforce.
A new study says workforce policies are not effectively supporting early educators like child care workers and preschool teachers.
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Preschool serves low-income San Jose neighborhood

Mar 31, 2016
It’s a lot like the expensive, play-based preschools that abound in affluent areas.
Teacher Roopali Born with preschoolers at lunch time.
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Silicon Valley's economic divide starts in preschool

Feb 22, 2016
Two different worlds in early education, divided by a freeway
AltSchool preschoolers exercising. 
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Study questions value of Tennessee preschool program

Oct 7, 2015
Old-school academics could explain lagging students. Critics say report is flawed.

How tobacco tax revenues affect free preschool

May 28, 2015
The tale starts at tobacco shops like Drive Thru Cigarettes in Duarte, California.

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Opening economic doors with early childhood education

Feb 13, 2015
Can a good preschool education lead to higher wages?

Caltech's little engineers that could

Feb 12, 2015
Infants and toddlers learn engineering principles at university child-care center.