preschool

States increase pre-K funding

Nationwide, state funding for preschool increased by $672 million this year

Wealthy backers invest in Utah preschoolers

Granite School District receives first-of-its-kind, $4.6 million social impact bond from Goldman Sachs

Early childhood re-energized

Amid renewed pre-K push, a look at districts that have established robust preschools

Michigan district expands learning outside of school

Gibraltar School District partners with Champions to provide preschool, before- and after-school programs

READY! for Kindergarten

This free, research-based program is designed to develop language, math, and social skills in children up to age 5, who are preparing for kindergarten. The READY! for Kindergarten tool kit includes age-appropriate learning materials, floor puzzles, colorful wooden shapes, blocks, magnetic letters and numbers, and audio CDs.

Head start cuts 57,000 children due to sequester

More than 18,000 Head Start employees will be laid off or receive pay cuts, and 1.3 million days will be cut nationally