Early childhood education

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet talks with attendees during the Hawkeye Area Labor Council Labor Day Picnic, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
September 05, 2019 - 7:00 am
DENVER (AP) — Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is vowing to implement free preschool and community college if he becomes president. Bennet is in a crowded field competing for the Democratic presidential nomination. He was superintendent of Denver Public Schools before entering the Senate...
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August 20, 2019 - 6:54 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials say drivers have been following and harassing buses transporting the children of seasonal and migrant farmworkers for early childhood education programs in Idaho. The Idaho Statesman reported Tuesday that the Community Council of Idaho plans to remove and conceal the "...
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Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks during a meeting with Iowa State University students and Story County democrats, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
May 13, 2019 - 8:44 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday unveiled an education plan that joins other 2020 candidates in calling for tuition-free higher education, universal prekindergarten and raising teacher pay. The rollout follows the former Obama Cabinet member's...
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Clockwise, from lower left, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds 3-month-old Rowan Campbell, as she and Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., pose for a selfie with Campbell's mother Sheila Krishnan of Watertown, Mass., on Friday, May 3, 2019, following a forum, Friday, May 3, 2019, at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds),
May 03, 2019 - 1:25 pm
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the country should be making more investments in child care and early education. The California Democrat said better access to affordable, quality early education and child care not only helps children and families, but is a long-term...
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California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during his inauguration as his son, Dutch, runs around the podium Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
January 07, 2019 - 8:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom boldly declared his state a model for the nation Monday but said its leaders have failed to rein in the soaring cost of living and stem inequalities that are making it harder for people to achieve what he called the "California dream." "We face...
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