Thu June 23
As California's transitional kindergarten program has expanded, more schools are providing all TK-classrooms rather than mixed TK and Kindergarten classes, study finds.
Wed June 22
Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education Tuesday is more than doubling the number of schools offering transitional kindergarten for all 4-year-olds at the district's low-income schools.
Mon June 20
Scores of new preschool seats could open in L.A. under the new state budget, but the gains represent just a fraction of the slots that have been lost since the recession.
Fri June 10
The final budget plan rejected an initial proposal to consolidate all of the state's early childhood funding into a block grant.
Fri May 27
Gov. Jerry Brown believes that state early education funds should only go to the neediest students. But advocates say a plan to do that could hurt poor kids anyway.
Tue May 24
A social service agency is trying to train parents in child development skills in an attempt to close gaps between kids who attend preschool and kids who don't.
Fri May 13
Governor doesn’t believe the state should pay for middle- and upper-income children to attend transitional kindergarten, says analyst at the California Department of Finance.