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Recent News

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families’ latest research highlights young Latino children and families are resilient despite limited resources. Despite many having low levels of income and education, Latino parents have … Read More
Weekly Early Childhood Education News Report
By Megan Salzman, February 24, 2017
  February 20-24, 2017   Kris Perry, FFYF, and Invest in US Coverage Why Are Mississippi’s Youngest Students a Top Priority For This Big Foundation? Inside Philanthropy National News Preschool can provide a boost, but the gains can … Read More
An abridged version of the following letter to the editor of the Washington Post was published February 24, 2017. The letter can also be found on The Heckman Equation website.    By: James J. Heckman A new study, Persistence and Fadeout in … Read More