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Rebecca Klein

The White House Wants You To Know That Preschool Is Really Good For The Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers makes the case that investing in preschool education is absolutely worth it. The re...

Democratic And Republican Voters Want More Preschool, And They Want It Now

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

Both Democratic and Republican voters want more of an investment in early childhood education, and they want it now, according to a new national poll....

Why More Preschool Would Make The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents

Stats like these make it hard to argue against expanding access to early childhood education. An infographic released recently by Rasmussen Colleg...

While Politicians Embrace Preschool, They Can't Find Ways To Fund It

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. From Seattle to New York, elected officials are calling for more c...

Republican Governors Actually Want To Spend Money On This Program

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Republican governors and state lawmakers have been carving out an exception to their ideology of less spending and s...

Early Education Spending Has Not Really Risen Since Obama Took Office

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

Further proof that words aren't enough: President Barack Obama has advocated for the importance of early education since his first presidential campai...

Joy Resmovits

After Months Of Lobbying, Some Hope Emerges For Massive Preschool Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

After months of campaigning nationwide, the Obama administration seems poised to secure funding for some pieces of its expensive preschool push, in th...

LOOK: This Is How Preschool Impacts Student Outcomes

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

If policymakers want to improve students’ scores on international exams, they should start by bettering education options for their littlest learner...

57,000 Reasons to Support Early Learning

Sally Steenland | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Sally Steenland

Like so many political battles these days, the gap between bipartisan support for preschool programs and cutting 57,000 kids from Head Start defies logic and common sense.

It's Time for Action: What Are We Waiting For? "The Greatest Cause That Can Be Served Is Childhood Education."

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 07.13.2013 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

It is a known fact that over 90 percent of the brain is constructed and the road map for future social, emotional and physical development takes form through interactive relationships.

Joy Resmovits

But Big Tobacco Doesn't Want To Pay For Preschool

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Though President Barack Obama's administration hasn't formally released its 2014 budget, one component is already facing resistance from the tobacco i...

The President's Preschool Proposal: What It Is and What It Isn't

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Putting a bunch more kids in Head Start is not what's being proposed here. The main proposal is a partnership with states to ensure that all four-year-old kids from moderate and low-income families have access to quality preschool.

Universal Preschool: Use Innovation and Evidence to Make it Effective

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Robert E. Slavin

Expanding preschool access is a terrific idea, but it will take a lot of money and a long time to put into place.

Getting Preschool Right

Laurel Bongiorno | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Laurel Bongiorno

Preschool children develop physically through running, jumping and climbing. Play is their context for deep learning and it is critical in preschool. Let's avoid the teacher-directed and worksheet-heavy model of the preschool classroom. Let's get it right.

Christina Wilkie

Obama Gets Personal In Proposing Gun Safety Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a broad and moving speech Friday, President Barack Obama described gun violence as only one part of a web of economic and social chal...

Joy Resmovits

Obama's 'Pre-School For All' Only Guaranteed For Some

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama visited an early education center in Decatur, Ga., Thursday to make his case for dramatically expanding pre-school access. Aft...

LOOK: Obama Returns To Preschool In Adorable Pics

Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Thursday visited the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., where he elaborated on his plan to exp...

The Most Adorable Photo Of Barack Obama You Will See Today

Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama was in Decatur, Ga., on Thursday to promote his education agenda that he announced on Tuesday's State of the Union. He stopped ...

Joy Resmovits

Obama's Big Push For Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is traveling to Georgia today to press a plan he announced in his State of the Union address to dramatically expand preschool. ...

Joy Resmovits

Can Obama Deliver On His Big Preschool Promise?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Just one day after President Barack Obama unveiled hisbig promise to America's smallest children, both advocates and allies are raising major question...

Joy Resmovits

Obama Offers Aid To The Littlest Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama proposes a major initiative to expand preschool opportunities for 4-year-olds in Tuesday's State of the Union address. The H...