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State-funded preschool programs have historically enrolled low-income children, aiming to help them start school on a footing closer to nonpoor youngsters.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition team needed the nation's premier total classroom solutions supplier to help rebuild a preschool for an upcoming episode, they turned to HATCH, Inc. (www.hatchearlychildhood.com).
In a new report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, experts review the current state of publicly funded preschool, what science has taught us about early childhood education, and offer suggestions for improving efficacy of these programs.
A new study shows that children in high-quality preschool settings had fewer behavior problems in middle childhood, and that these settings particularly benefitted boys and African American children.
Pre-kindergartners who spend much of their classroom day engaged in so-called free-choice play with little input from teachers make smaller gains in early language and math skills than children who receive input from teachers in a range of different activity settings.
More than 12 million U.S. children under age 6 attend child care or preschool programs.
BOULDER, Colo., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College Choices for Adults (www.collegechoicesforadults.org), an information-rich, online resource that helps adult learners make informed choices about Web-based, competency-based, and other distance education programs, is pleased to announce the addition of new data to its website, which features program-level information from a variety of institutions, including statements about what students will learn in each program, how each program...
NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The first report to offer comprehensive data on the impact of the recession on American children's overall quality-of-life was released today by the Foundation for Child Development (FCD).
The Day of Service Focus Was to Foster a Positive Self-Image in Disadvantaged Kids MIAMI, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year AXA people nationwide participate in an AXA Day of Service volunteer project.
Children whose minds are stimulated in several early childhood settingsâ€”home, preschool, and schoolâ€”have higher achievement in elementary school.
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