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Preschool Funding

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...

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...

Basically Everyone Wants To Expand Preschool Options Now (Except For Congressional Republicans)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

Who would want to deny children the opportunity to attend preschool and get a head start on their education? No one, really. Most people think it...

Jared Gilmour

Jennifer Garner Fights For Preschool At The Capitol

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's not every day an actress can be found crouching down in the U.S. Capitol to play with children, but that's what Jennifer Garner did...

Preschool Economics: Why High-Quality Preschool Pays Off

michigan nightlight | Amy Kuras | Posted 06.12.2013 | Detroit

This story first appeared in the June 3, 2013 issue of Michigan Nightlight. Can quality preschool learning for Michigan children be tied to a hea...

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...

Business Leaders: Greater Preschool Access Crucial To State Future

AP | Posted 05.30.2012 | Education

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. -- Inadequate preschooling is causing Michigan students to fall behind early, making it harder to develop the talented workforc...

Time to Make High Quality Early Education a Legal Right

David Sciarra | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
David Sciarra

Without a legal guarantee to early education, our most vulnerable children will continue to be deprived of the single most effective education reform, and the United States will continue to struggle to keep up with our global competitors.