pre-k

Ignore Anthony Weiner. Here’s what matters in the NYC mayor’s race

Usually it's worth tuning out when New Yorkers talk about New York stuff as though it's the only place on earth. But this year's mayor's race could really matter.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 14, 2013
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Why has American child care failed? A conversation with Jonathan Cohn.

We talk with The New Republic reporter on his searing expose of the American child-care system.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 16, 2013
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The three best ideas in Obama’s budget

Funding pre-K through a cigarette tax, capping itemized deductions, and implementing Obamacare.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 11, 2013
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James Heckman: In early childhood education, ‘Quality really matters.’

The Nobel prize-winning economist on the research behind pre-K proposals like today's by President Obama.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 14, 2013
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READ: Obama’s pre-K plan

The full details of Obama's push to expand early education are out — and they're ambitious. Read them here.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 14, 2013
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Hey Congress: Pre-K is a better investment than the stock market

Two major randomized studies have been conducted to estimate the effects of early childhood education. They both find huge benefits.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 13, 2013
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