The Center for American Progress examines how teacher effectiveness in preschool through 3rd grade varies as a function of neighborhood, compensation, and state requirements.
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February 29, 2016
February 19, 2016
A report from the Center for Law and Social Policy finds that certain ethnic groups, such as Hispanics, have very low participation in early-childhood programs intended to help low-income families.
February 18, 2016
We spoke with an expert from Vanderbilt University about why patterns aren't included in the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten math and whether they should be added.
February 17, 2016
We spoke with Bethany Rittle-Johnson, an early-math researcher, at length about what math should look like for preschool students.
February 07, 2016
While 64 percent of children from non-low-income families attend preschool in Silicon Valley, only 48 percent of 4-year-olds from low-income families do, the Urban Institute says.
February 05, 2016
Turns out, the toys you buy your kids can affect how well they learn language, but maybe not in the way you think.
February 01, 2016
Researchers have found that children of parents who received parenting coaching as part of their well-child visits had significantly higher attention skills and lower levels of aggression than children whose parents did not get the extra support.
January 20, 2016
The Institute of Education Studies has just launched new research network focused on developing "reliable information and useful tools" for early educators and policymakers.
January 20, 2016
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found that exposing infants to certain experiences can make them better learners a full year later.
January 08, 2016
A study of Tennessee preschool students found that those who were taught by highly rated 1st grade teachers performed better than those who had highly rated teachers but did not attend state preschool.