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The Case For Universal Pre-K Just Got Stronger

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

From NPR: “In other words, there’s growing evidence that preschool can permanently improve kids lives — but it’s not necessarily because it makes them smarter. It seems more related to making them more disciplined and motivated.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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What Are The Best STEM Games for Young Kids?

Thursday, May 13, 2021

From The Chicago Tribune: “Children learn through play. Free play is beneficial, but games facilitate higher levels of learning because they’re structured in ways to encourage questions, interactions and advanced skills.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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The Unintended Consequences of Universal Preschool

Monday, May 10, 2021

From EdSurge: “Yet the proposal alone will not close critical gaps in child care and preschool, and experts warn there could be unintended consequences—for families, educators and young children.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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The Power of Pre-K

Monday, May 10, 2021

From The New York Times: “How could pre-K have these positive effects without lifting test scores? It seems to improve children’s social and emotional skills and help them mature more than it helps in a narrow academic sense, the researchers told me.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.