Early Education

Early Education / Tennessee / Video

Dental Health Makes the Grade in Nashville Public Schools

A public health program in Nashville provides dental health education in schools, with the help of the Tooth Fairy. The program is making a difference in the incidents of tooth decay and other dental problems as well as classroom participation among students.

Not all kids get a quality early education in Mississippi, but policy experts are hoping to change that. Photo by Ryan Pickens.
Early Education / Mississippi / Pre-K Series

Collaborative Pre-K Recommended for Mississippi

Mississippi’s early learning system is fragmented, but some preschool providers say it’s time to collaborate.

Early Education / Mississippi

A High Stakes Race?

It may sound strange, but there is a competition for Mississippi’s four-year-olds. Childcare centers, Head Start and public school preschool classrooms all want a share of the early learning market.