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WASHINGTON — A new Federal Reserve survey has found that children who grew up in poverty were twice as likely to struggle with financial challenges later in life, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:30am


Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:30am

Report prepared by University of British Columbia

Released February 14, 2017

This report, prepared by University of British Columbia for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), is an important step toward a powerful movement not just to strengthen the infrastructure for Social Emotional Learning (SEL) but to improve the quality of teaching from preschool through high school nationwide.

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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:30am

Tarjei Havnes and Magne Mogstad

Discussion Papers No. 774, March 2014
Statistics Norway, Research Department

This study assesses the case for universal child care programs in the context of a Norwegian reform which led to a large-scale expansion of subsidized child care. Taken together, the findings could have important implications for the policy debate over universal child care programs, suggesting that the benefits of providing subsidized child care to middle and upper-class children are unlikely to exceed the costs.

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:15am

Mark W. Lipsey, Ph.D.; Dale C. Farran, Ph.D.; Kerry G. Hofer, Ph.D.

Peabody Research Institute, Vanderbilt University   September, 2015

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:15am

U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education just released findings from a descriptive study of PreK-3rd grade continuum that examined the implementation of P-3 alignment, including differentiated instruction, in five programs.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 11:15am

By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News

Brain tests at the age of three appear to predict a child's future chance of success in life, say researchers. Cognitive tests could identify children at the age of three who would go on to become criminals, dependent on welfare or chronically ill. 

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Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:15am

by Kenneth A. Dodge, Yu Bai, Helen F. Ladd, and Clara G. Muschkin (Duke University)
Child Development, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 11:15am

Volume 26 Number 2 Fall 2016 of the journal of The Future of Children is now available to read online. The Future of Children is a collaboration of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution.


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:15am

The October 2016 Parent Aware report has been released by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Parent Aware, Minnesota’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), provides a common set of program standards for child care and early education programs, and is supported by a mission and principles. The program standards, combined with the Parent Aware Indicators, are also known as the Parent Aware “kindergarten readiness best practices." 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:00am