early learning

Ensuring early reading literacy

United Way and the Read on myON program

How a community partnership is using enhanced digital texts to help children become lifelong readers.
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We don't need no education

As the government shutdown and the sequester wear on, more young children will be deprived of crucial services that are to help them succeed at school and escape poverty.

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Hillary Clinton pushes for early education in campaign

As Head Start centers around the country close because of the federal government shutdown, Hillary Clinton is advancing herself as an advocate for the nation's littlest learners—an important, popular, and risk-free position.

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Parents as partners: making a difference in education

For decades, the Anoka Hennepin School District in Minnesota has been a strong proponent of parent involvement in all preK12 programming. The research in this area is consistent, positive, and convincing: families have a major influence on their children’s achievement in school and through life.

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Detroit Public Schools to add 46 pre-K classrooms

Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday launched a universal pre-kindergarten initiative that will add 46 pre-K classrooms across the city, expanding early childhood offerings to eligible students.

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Early childhood education makes all the difference

We have known for years that too many children lack competencies fundamental to their school success. This unfortunately happens because of things they don’t learn by age 5—most notably in the areas of spoken language and literacy, self-regulation, social-emotional competence and early math.

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Maine education groups testify in favor of statewide pre-K

Education groups testified in favor of a bill Friday that would make Maine one of a handful of states offering universal pre-kindergarten, a program that President Obama has advocated nationwide.

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Diving into Dual-Language

Closing Early Education Gaps for At-Risk Students

Dropout prevention programs at every level.

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