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Young Children
Vol. 73, No. 2
May 1, 2018

May 2018

The Power of Early Childhood Education: Expanding Educational Equity, Shrinking the Achievement Gap
YC May 2018 issue
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Young Children
November 1, 2016

Seven Ideas for Early Childhood Educators Teaching in Cities

In this issue of Young Children, we share seven stories of best practice, innovative ideas, and new research related to teaching young children in urban programs.

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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September 8, 2015

We Won't Bridge the Achievement Gap Until We Bridge the Word Gap

In 1995 a world-famous study by researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley found that some children heard thirty million fewer words by their 4th birthdays than others. The children who heard more words were better prepared when they entered school

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Authored by: Dana Suskind
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Young Children
September 1, 2015

Our Proud Heritage—Playground: A Historical Context

The first schools for the very young in the United States did not include playgrounds because they were established prior to the concept of a playground.

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Authored by: ​Timothy A. Kinard
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