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- Early Childhood What the Research Says A New Study Shows How Schools Can Maximize Full-Day Pre-K's BenefitsResearchers said principals played a key role in students' academic success through 3rd grade.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Training programs are taking aim at giving people the skills employers need now.Early Childhood What's Behind the Gaps in Early Intervention Services—And What It Means for K-12 SchoolsThe GAO says better data could help remove barriers to accessing early intervention services.Early Childhood What the Research Says 6 Challenges for Early Educators as Preschool Growth HaltsSchool enrollment for the nation’s youngest learners has nosedived—and could cause long-term problems.Early Childhood What the Research Says Starting School in Infancy Can Help Low-Income Children Keep Up With Peers in Elementary SchoolResearch on a birth-to-4 initiative in Tulsa finds academic gains through 3rd grade.Early Childhood Q&A An Investment in Early-Childhood Education Is Paying Off BigRichard Tomko believes that expanding the early education pipeline buffers schools against enrollment loss and academic struggles.Early Childhood Which States Offer Universal Pre-K? It's More Complicated Than You Might ThinkUniversal pre-K is growing in popularity. Here are the states that have already established universal preschool programs or policies.Early Childhood Support for Universal Pre-K Grows as More States Jump on BoardNew Mexico became the latest state to approve investments in pre-K programs.Early Childhood As Head Start Quality Push Continues, Advocates Raise Red Flag on EquityInadequate federal funding forces Head Start providers to choose between quality and quantity, a new report contends.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.From the creators of ABCmouse, learn how a solution grounded in the science of reading can prepare our youngest learners for kindergarten.Early Childhood Get a Very Early Start on Teaching Coding Skills. Pilot Study Suggests Trying Robotic ToysThe study found that coding exercises enhanced the preschoolers’ problem-solving skills, creativity, and determination.