Latest Early childhood education News

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Aug. 05, 2022 02:45 AM EDT

The Advocate. August 1, 2022. Editorial: Baby steps won’t get Louisiana’s needy children into life’s fast lanes With a state budget flush with new revenues signed into law, advocates for improved child care — a bipartisan coalition of conservatives and...

New Mexico tax changes benefit lower-income residents

Jul. 20, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The tax burden for funding state government and public schools in New Mexico is shifting slightly toward wealthier residents as the state stops collecting taxes on most Social Security benefits. The Legislature's budget and accountability office estimates that...

New Mexico school trust feels pressure; voters weigh changes

Jul. 07, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State investments are being buffeted by turbulent financial markets as New Mexico voters consider whether to divert more money each year toward early childhood education programs. A report Thursday from the Legislature's budget and accountability office shows...

2 preschool workers charged after parent sees abuse on video

Jun. 09, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Two suburban Atlanta preschool teachers have been charged with felony child cruelty after parents alleged they saw the teachers physically abuse children on live video from the classroom. Roswell police on Wednesday told local news outlets they are asking the...

Lieberman ends Democratic campaign for Arizona governor

May. 27, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Aaron Lieberman ended his campaign for Arizona governor Friday, saying there's no viable path to victory. Lieberman, a former state lawmaker from Paradise Valley, struggled to gain traction against the Democratic front-runner, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs,...

2 women working to diversify access to music in Wilmington

May. 23, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Christina Brier described music as a stability in her life. No matter what was going on as a child, she could always turn to her harp and find comfort in it. Now, Brier and her childhood friend Linda Estep are trying to spread the same comfort and joy to...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

May. 18, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. May 17, 2022. Editorial: A Plan For Angry White Men Whenever a racially motivated crime attracts national attention, it’s not too hard to find a link that involves Mississippi. And sure enough, after this past weekend’s...