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King County, Washington, now has the most ambitious early childhood development program in the country.
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According to a new report, America contains a greater share of poor kids than other similarly rich countries.
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A new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests doctors are being encouraged take the socioeconomic roots of health more seriously.
A poll suggests that Americans think the federal government has its education priorities reversed.
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Julia, who is bright and adorable, stands in for the one-in-68 children nationally who have autism.
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Unlike immigration reform and abortion, early-childhood spending rallies swing voters, with backing from moderates, Latinos, and millennials.
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Good grades and an early interest in computers are signs for both girls and boys.
Programs are popping up to help relieve students from classroom stress.
One state’s bold early move to close the childhood word gap, and what happens if it succeeds.
The Democratic front-runner would put millions of dollars toward increasing campus child-care options. But money is just a start.
A new study suggests that oral narrative skills are a strong predictor of early literacy in African-American children.