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Preschool for All

Joy Resmovits

Ahead Of State Of The Union, Advocates Wonder Whether Obama Forgot Public Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is widely expected to address income inequality in his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday, and education advocates hope th...

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...

Joy Resmovits

Congressmen Float Early Draft Of Obama's Pre-K Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the ranki...

'Preschool for All' Shouldn't Be 'One-Size-Fits-All'

Sylvia Puente | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices
Sylvia Puente

As Latinos have the lowest preschool attendance rate of any group in the U.S., there's ample opportunity for the president's call to focus on boosting access for these young learners. There's also urgency.

Joy Resmovits

Why Did Obama Wait 6 Months To Fill This Key Position?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- More than six months after President Barack Obama announced a major initiative to expand preschool, the U.S. Education Department has fill...

Wanted: Strong Families

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 08.21.2013 | Parents
Elizabeth Gregory

The widespread lack of good, affordable child care negatively affects the way families form and fathers engage with their kids. If high-quality child care were part of the public education system, dads and moms would face fewer financial barriers, giving all families more room to flourish.

Joy Resmovits

'State Of Emergency' For Programs For Littlest Learners

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

States are drastically underfunding programs for their youngest learners now more than ever, according to a report released Monday, even as researcher...

Joy Resmovits

No Preschool For You, Some States May Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "Preschool for All" initiative in his 2014 2014 budget proposal is billed as a way to make sure every American child can atte...

Joy Resmovits

Obama Budget Flatlines Education Funds For Poor Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

While President Barack Obama's 2014 budget proposal asks for an overall spending increase to education, most of that will go to new programs and compe...

Preschool Education Issues In America

John Merrow | Posted 06.06.2011 | Education
John Merrow

Every American toddler should have the opportunity to attend a high-quality, free preschool. Whether they go or not would be up to their guardians, of course, but the opportunity should be there.