The takeaway of a study of six nations that spends more money per child than the U.S. on early childhood education is that we need a greater investment.
A study conducted by Vanderbilt University researchers found academic gains achieved by students in Tennessee pre-K classrooms began to fade out by first grade and vanished by third grade.
A study of Tennessee’s pre-K program shows that no only does academic gains not persist beyond Kindergarten, but those students perform worse.
Hillary Clinton in her early childhood education plan wants to extend federal influence and control in preschools, day cares and even the home.
What outgoing U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently said about the Every Student Succeeds Act is damning of Congressional Republican leadership.
Emmett McGroarty: A vote for the ESEA Reauthorization will be seen as affirmation of all that is wrong with federal interference in education.
Valarie Strauss had a good piece in Answer Sheet last week addressing the issue of Kindergarteners and standards. She notes the problem as Kindergarten has literally evolved into the new first grade. An excerpt: Today, the majority of classrooms for preschool, kindergarten and primary age children are required to address content standards that prescribe what […]
Child Psychologist Dr. Megan Koschnick Criticizes Common Core Standards for K-3 as Age and Developmentally Inappropriate.
President Barack Obama discussed education in his State of the Union Address last night. Here are his remarks preK-12 education below: …But none of it will matter unless we also equip our citizens with the skills and training to fill those jobs. And that has to start at the earliest possible age. You know, study […]