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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION

HHS Hopes Early Head Start Partnerships Will Lift Child Care Quality

When Congress voted last month to pass an omnibus bill, few predicted it would be so generous to early education programs.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
HHS Hopes Early Head Start Partnerships Will Lift Child Care Quality

When Congress voted last month to pass an omnibus bill, few predicted it would be so generous to early education programs.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
The Vulnerability of Kindergarten in Arizona and Across the Nation

Today we look at a report on the disparities between states full-day kindergarten programs.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Education: A Family Affair

No matter where you sit in the education universe, it can be easy to lose sight of the broader view of the whole system.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Are Better Credentials the Answer to the Skills Gap?

It is clear that the labor market is not functioning as well as it could for either job seekers or employers.


HIGHER EDUCATION
New Disclosures Show What’s Wrong with For-Profit College Job Placement Rates

At least in one area, the information that prospective students are getting is fundamentally flawed.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Report Finds Massive Misalignments in Early Education Data

Data is often the red headed step-child of education even though they are necessary in making long term reforms.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Why Early Education Investments Are the Least "Socialist" of Social Programs

There’s a subtle difference between early education investments and other social programs.


HIGHER EDUCATION
The Student Debt Review

$29,400 is a lot of money.


FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Spending Compromises Skate Through Congress – Will It Last?

Maybe it’s something in the water, but Democrats and Republicans have struck a seemingly less combative tone on budget debates.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Skeptic Claims No Evidence for Full-Day Pre-K—He’s Mistaken

Time matters a lot, even for middle-income children.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Nuance Or Oversimplification? Making the Case for Multilingualism

Dual language learners have received scant attention at the state or federal levels.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Bringing Pre-K Programs Back to Their Roots [Updated!]

I've found myself thinking a lot about the Midwest's approach to early education.