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Home Visits Provide Benefits For Students and Schools

Monday, May 7, 2018

From Education Dive: “Home visits for families with young children in Florida’s largest county have dramatically reduced abuse and neglect, increased immunization rates to near 100%, reduced unwanted pregnancies and have cut sudden infant death syndrome cases in half.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

5 Things Your Baby’s Brain Is Like, According To Science

Friday, May 4, 2018

From Romper: “Because basic cognitive and general development are taking place in your baby’s brain are at the early stages, a lot of how your baby reacts is simply instinctual. Their behavior can be seen as a reaction of their brains trying to learn and mature, too.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Why More Curious Kids Learn Better

Thursday, May 3, 2018

From BigThink: “A higher level of curiosity pointed towards higher test scores in math and reading regardless of other factors. Curious students also showed better social skills and emotional control than their peers.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The State of Preschool in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

From U.S. News and World Report: “Most developed nations now offer universal preschool – even China has committed to pre-K for every 4-year-old by 2020,” Steven Barnett, the institute’s senior co-director, said on a press call Tuesday. “Meanwhile, the United States has made little progress. This is no way to compete globally now or in… Continue Reading The State of Preschool in the U.S.