Universal Preschool News
In this section, you'll find editorials, legislation, public policy and trends
on issues relating to preschool, pre-kindergarten, childcare and the push toward
universal preschool education. Particularly of note are articles concerning the
states claim of a compelling interest in compulsory preschool education. Visit
often for the latest preschool news.
Preschool teacher education unlikely to improve quality or learning
Policymakers are increasingly requiring that public preschool teachers have at least a bachelor's degree, preferably in early childhood education.
An analysis of seven major studies of early care and education suggests that policies focused solely on teacher education are not likely to increase classroom quality or boost children's academic gains.
March 27, 2007
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