In a stunningly written feature in The Atlantic, Sarah Yager takes readers through the long history and current research on children born behind bars and their mothers.
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April 15, 2016
April 14, 2016
The strongest early-childhood research suggests that high-quality child care and home-visiting programs have stronger positive effects on children than prekindergarten for 4-year-olds, according to an analysis from the American Enterprise Institute.
April 07, 2016
A National Institutes for Early Education Research study says high-quality preschool could help children of all backgrounds enter kindergarten on an even playing field.
March 23, 2016
A new report from the Learning Policy Institute, a think tank at Stanford University, condenses years of research into what's needed to create a high-quality preschool.
March 11, 2016
A new report from RAND says that research into public preschool shows benefits to children who participate in high-quality programs.
February 29, 2016
The Center for American Progress examines how teacher effectiveness in preschool through 3rd grade varies as a function of neighborhood, compensation, and state requirements.
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.