The scores may be grim, some say, but they're far from shocking. Some experts warn that cratering test scores warn of a system that was broken long before the pandemic.
A teacher at one child development center shares how she uses math concepts all day, even during a diaper change.
California legislative leaders would add $4.5 billion above the governor's proposal for the Local Control Funding Formula, and drop $700 million for early literacy and $1.5 billion for community schools.
Children from low-income families often start school with fewer academic skills than their more affluent peers, experts say, an issue exacerbated by the pandemic.
The 2022-23 school year will be the first year of several planned expansions to TK eligibility as Los Angeles Unified strives to make it accessible for all 4-year-olds.
Some child care workers are leaving the profession. Others are feeling crushed and frustrated by their circumstances.
Children, who are creatures of habit, can be negatively influenced by any educational disruption, such as remote learning, experts say.
Today's kindergarten is not the same kindergarten parents and guardians experienced when they went to school, some teachers say. Today's kindergarten is really more like first grade.
In kindergarten, some children already have a sense of what math means and how it functions while others lack a basic understanding of numbers.
High-tech literacy projects emerged out of the pandemic as a way to ensure young students stay on track as they learn to read.
Universal transitional kindergarten will essentially become California’s version of a universal preschool program, available to all 4-year-olds regardless of income.
Host Zaidee Stavely discusses the hopes and challenges posed by this enormous expansion, with reporter Karen D'Souza.
A school bus driver started giving away books on her bus and realized that lots of kids didn't have books at home. She shares how she joined up with Dolly Parton to bring more books to kids.
Parent advocates: Early-education programs such as transitional kindergarten can shrink the California achievement gap.
A California TK proposal would gradually open the program to all 4-year-olds amid evidence that early learning shapes the adult brain.