A program offering parenting classes tailored to Latino families is showing promise as a way to help children arrive in kindergarten ready to learn. The national program, called Abriendo Puertas, offers classes in more than 80 California cities.
Early childhood education advocates are working to make it clear that not everyone supporting President Barack Obama’s proposal to vastly expand federal funding for preschool and infant and toddler care is a tax-and-spend liberal.
Investing more public money in preschool access for 4-year-olds is akin to improving the nation’s national security, according to a report released today by Mission: Readiness, an organization of retired admirals and generals.
California could nearly double its spending on public preschool with an influx of federal funding if the president's proposal to significantly increase the money available for early childhood programs passes Congress, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday.