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Senate Panel Approves Welfare Bill


June 27, 2002 Governance and AccountabilityState & Local
Amy Goldstein

The Senate Finance Committee approved legislation yesterday to revise the nation’s welfare system. The measure would restore two forms of help to legal immigrants and provide more money for child care — although not as much as many Democrats want.

More schools try to give 4-year-olds extra edge


June 16, 2002 OutcomesState & Local
Charles Lussier

Louisiana is six months into a major expansion of its previously limited commitment to preschool. Educational research from states offering similar programs suggests that students who enroll in pre-kindergarten, especially children who live in poor families, have an advantage over others who wait until kindergarten or later.

4 Focuses When Picking the Perfect Preschool


January 1, 1970 Quality and Curriculum
Education and Career News

Parents looking for a detailed guide can buy an entire book on “How to Choose the Best Preschool for Your Child: The Ultimate Guide to Finding, Getting Into, and Preparing for Nursery” by Jenifer Wana, or the upcoming book ”Pre-K Home Companion” by Kaufman, Kaufman and Nelson. Of course, ultimately parents have to spend time…