It’s an Education Fact: 7/30/2013

1) 27 out of the 40 states that fund pre-school reported declines in spending of about $550 million; that came in at $5.1 billion in 2011-12. 2) Obama’s proposed budget includes $75 million in matching grant funding to states for universal pre-school in the next...

Making Education News: 7/18/2013

1. A recent study found that when math teachers accompany their lessons with hand gestures, students performed better on tests of the material covered.  2. A recent study found that what children know about numbers as they begin first grade plays a big role in...