News

Feb 12

Why Oklahoma's public preschools are some of the best in the country

Oklahomans trend conservative, yet they've embraced free, universal early education.

full article »

Feb 12

Corrections chief wants prisons to include a youth educational program

Pennsylvania prisons, starting in Pittsburgh, are pitching existing educational programs for kids, corrections secretary John Wetzel...

full article »

Feb 11

A critical problem affecting America's childcare system (but ignored by policymakers)

Congress recently passed the bipartisan federal K-12 Every Child Succeeds Act to succeed No Child Left Behind.

full article »

Feb 9

Another View: Wolf, lawmakers must fund pre-K education in the Pa. budget

A curtain raiser to the always eagerly anticipated details in the Governor's budget address revealed that Gov.

full article »

Feb 5

Why it's never too early to start reading with your kids

My first child and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince debuted to the world within a few hours of each other.

full article »

Feb 5

Gov. Tom Wolf asking for $90 million more for preschool programs

Governor Tom Wolf plans to ask the General Assembly to invest another $60 million into state funding for preschool programsin 2016-17...

full article »

Feb 4

Opinion: Pa. should make pre-kindergarten a budget priority

We know, and research continues to confirm, that high-quality pre-k is among the best and most cost-effective initiatives for preparing...

full article »

A Message to You from Mr. Rogers