A study awaiting publication finds that the future offspring of children who attend Head Start may benefit from the federal preschool program.
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September 22, 2017
September 13, 2017
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's most recent "Education at a Glance" report finds the U.S. is falling behind other OECD nations when it comes to enrolling children in preschool.
August 31, 2017
Researchers found that students who attended the charter school network's pre-K program along with its early-elementary program had significant academic gains through 2nd grade.
August 25, 2017
A researcher has found that asking young children why things happened in a story that's been read to them helps them discover the moral lesson an author was trying to convey.
August 22, 2017
Researchers at New York University followed a group of children from birth to 5th grade and found that early home environment predicted academic skills through 5th grade.
August 18, 2017
A Canadian researcher who followed students from kindergarten to 2nd grade found that those who took full-day kindergarten scored better in reading, math, and executive function than their peers who had half-day kindergarten.
August 04, 2017
Keeping preschool class sizes at or under 20 children, and keeping child-teacher ratios at 10 to 1, will work for most children in preschool, according to a new study.
August 01, 2017
The long-term research project aims to capture the development of children who are in a variety of care settings, in order to learn more about scaling up high-quality options.
July 24, 2017
A re-evaluation of the Nurse-Family Partnership led by Nobel Prize-winning economist James J. Heckman shows that the home-visiting program has long-lasting positive effects on children, particularly boys.
July 14, 2017
Researchers found that children are also helped if readers guide their attention to illustrations and point out features that children may not know the words for.