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Language Deficit begins in Infancy

A landmark study by psychologists at Stanford University reveals that the language gap between rich and poor children may begin as early as infancy; t…
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Celebrating Black History and Diversity Builds Self Esteem and Empathy.

Every February, teachers across America highlight the important contributions that African Americans have made to United States history, culture, and …
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Bridging The Gap in Early Childhood Education

By the time children are 5 years old, poor kids have heard 30 million fewer words than their wealthy counterparts. For many, it's the start of a lifel…
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Is E-Reading to Your Toddler Story Time, or Simply Screen Time?

Experts advise parents to read to their children early and often. But they also recommend limited screen time for toddlers. At a time when reading inc…
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'Crucial first eight years': Study finds most poor children lag on cognitive skills by age 8

Only 19 percent of low-income third graders have "age-appropriate cognitive skills," according to a policy report released Monday by the Annie E. Case…
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Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K

Nearly two decades ago, a landmark study found that by age 3, the children of wealthier professionals have heard words millions more times than those …
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