News Tag: Early Childhood

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Christina Weiland attending White House Summit on Early Education

Tags: early childhood, expertise, weiland

Christina Weiland has been invited to attend the December 10 White House Summit on Early Education in Washington, D.C. The summit will include a broad coalition of philanthropic, business, education, advocacy and elected leaders, as well as other stakeholders who are committed to expanding access to high-quality early education.


Monday, July 16, 2012

Susan Neuman says differences in information capital a cause of class inequality in the U.S.

Tags: digital signage, early childhood, early literacy, educational studies, inequality, neuman

In a letter in the Christian Science Monitor, Neuman writes "children from low-income areas need greater access to books, computers, and the Internet as well as assistance from capable adult mentors and often underfunded public libraries."


Friday, November 18, 2011

Susan Neuman speaks about early cognitive development on Michigan Radio News

Tags: digital signage, early childhood, expertise, neuman

She says the best early childhood education programs are those that strengthen a parent’s ability to become their child’s best teacher in those first years of life.


Monday, October 24, 2011

Susan Dynarski's research linking K-3 class size with increased college-going and completion reported in The Economist

Tags: class size, digital signage, dynarski, early childhood, higher education

Early childhood interventions, such as reduced class size, have positive effects later in life.


Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Helping pre-K children get a jumpstart on success

Tags: community engagement, early childhood, early literacy, literacy, neuman

Jumpstart is an AmeriCorps program partnered with U-M through which university students work with low-income, at-risk preschool students on language, literacy, and social skills.


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