News by Topic: School Readiness

Quality Early Childhood Education: Enduring Benefits

Heckman Equation ,

Professor Heckman shares his opinion on the Hechinger Report and weighs in on the so-called myth of fadeout in light of recent attention and news about the issue. Read More

Education: Start Young, Involve Parents, Empower Children and Be Patient

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Terry Ford, November 2015: The Co-Founder of Lumin, a system of Montessori schools in East Dallas, discusses how this approach proves that all children can succeed when we start young and involve parents. Read More

Funders Launch Collaborative Effort to Create More Self-Motivated Learners and Innovative Problem Solvers in Nation’s Schools

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Trust for Learning will promote changes in how, what, and when children learn and expand availability of proven methods for disadvantaged students Read More

White House Issues “Invest In Us” Challenge to the Nation

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Today marks a huge milestone in early childhood education. At the White House Summit on Early Education, streaming live starting at 8:15 a.m. ET on www.whitehouse.gov/live, President Barack Obama will join Vice President Joe Biden and a host of senior… Read More