In a recent New York Times Op-Ed, Nicholas Kristof challenged the American public to reconsider our policy strategies for addressing economic inequality and crime by investing in early education and parenting prog
Adding to the discussion about early childhood education and future outcomes is the new article "Investing in Preschool Programs" in the Journal of Economic Perspectives. In the article, Duncan and Magnuson discuss the early childhood programs that lead to the highest levels of success and why many of the early benefits fade over time.
A new report shows universal early education in New Jersey, mandated preschool starting at age three, has lasting positive effects on student achievement. In 1998, New Jersey required state-wide early childhood education beginning at age three, impacting nearly 45,000 students today.