Stories Related to Early Education

Early childhood education study participants, now in their 40s, more likely to have closer relationship with parents, be fully employed, have more assets

April 6, 2017

Children who are given high-quality education at an early age – starting at six weeks old and continuing through their first five years of life – are more likely to ...

Early childhood education expert to cap Brain School, highlight Brain Awareness Week

March 8, 2017

Greg J. Duncan, a distinguished professor in the School of Education, and departments of economics, psychology, and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine, will highlight Brain Awareness Week ...

Abecedarian Project pioneer lauds new evidence supporting early educational interventions

April 1, 2014

Children who participated in a landmark early childhood intervention known as the Abecedarian Project in the 1970s are now in their late 30s and early 40s. And, relatively speaking, their ...

Early education has been scientifically proved to help close the achievement gap

Feb. 15, 2013

Craig Ramey, PhD, the founder of a decades-long scientific study that has proved the enduring benefits of early education, today applauded President Obama’s call for universal access to high-quality preschool ...

Ramey study on early childhood education cited in USA Today editorial

Jan. 24, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Professor and Distinguished VTC Research Scholar Craig Ramey's long-term study of at-risk children was referenced in a USA Today editorial about the US educational ...