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A Child Study Is a Peek. It’s Not the Whole Picture


July 21, 2002 Outcomes
Tamar Lewin

Last week, in Child Development, the journal of the Society for Research in Child Development, a group of respected Columbia University researchers reported that children whose mothers worked more than 30 hours a week by the time they were 9 months old got lower scores on school readiness tests at age 3. For all the…

More schools try to give 4-year-olds extra edge


June 16, 2002 OutcomesState & Local
Charles Lussier

Louisiana is six months into a major expansion of its previously limited commitment to preschool. Educational research from states offering similar programs suggests that students who enroll in pre-kindergarten, especially children who live in poor families, have an advantage over others who wait until kindergarten or later.