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DO HEAD START’S MIXED-AGE CLASSES STUNT LEARNING?


Do 4-Year-Olds Lose When They Share Classrooms With 3-Year-Olds?


Mixed-Age Classes Hinder Kids’ Academic Progress in Head Start

Most Head Start classrooms serve children of mixed ages and that may limit the academic growth of older children, a nationally representative study shows. ... More>


Observer Article

‘Facts, Fantasies, and the Future of Child Care’ Revisited

In the inaugural issue of APS’s first journal, APS Fellow Deborah Phillips coauthored an article that noted the dearth of research on the effects that child care services have on children’s development. Phillips revisits that 1990 article she wrote with APS Past President Sandra Scarr and APS Fellow Kathleen McCartney and assesses how child care research — and policy — have progressed. ... More>


What Every School Can Learn From Preschools