The Slow March Toward Universal Pre-K Just Made a Quick Step

The call for universal public pre-k education is growing stronger and more public funding is available than ever before. Part of the drumbeat comes from the recognition that high-quality preschool education addresses some of the inequities of our educational system where children can start from so far behind that they never catch up. This year’s … Read More

Changing Early Education Market Offers Business Growth Opportunities

President Obama signed the re-authorization of the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) on November 9, 2014. Unlike most of what happens in Washington these days, this bill had bipartisan support. Originally passed in 1990 and reauthorized in 1996, it has been eighteen years since federal childcare standards were revised. The block grant helps low-income … Read More