Parents are finding access to affordable, quality childcare nearly impossible. Washington, D.C., wants to be the model of how to fix that.
“We can be part of the solution if we collectively work together.”
We're making progress, but we need to do better.
The tax has been suggested as a way to pay for universal preschool in Philadelphia.
Poor students enter kindergarten already lagging behind their more affluent peers.
And it could harm an entire generation of kids.
As the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, I have time and again seen the power of positive mentorship. With encouragement and opportunity, many of the roughly 424,000 children in America's foster system go on to lead successful lives.
Most voters agree that we need to pay preschool teachers more.
Over 65 percent of 4-year-olds in Florida, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Vermont participated in a state-supported
When children are young, they are learning sponges. Every new experience, every word they learn, every behavior they adopt, is an investment in a more fruitful future.
Zhu Xiaohu: Since the United States and Europe are developed countries, we need to learn and catch up with them. The Chinese
4. Head Start may help kids reach higher education. One study by Harvard University's David Deming found that kids who attended
"Providing all children, particularly those most at risk, with a quality preschool experience is one of the best investments
The report from the Council of Economic Advisers, which is “charged with offering the President objective economic advice