Academic Achievement

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, according to new research to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Researchers found that 4-year-olds in Head Start classrooms that included higher concentrations of 3-year-olds More

Frühchen sind später häufig arbeitslos (Preterm babies linked with less wealth)

The world: Are children born prematurely, they are later in life less economically successful. At least that is the result of a long-term study of the British University of Warwick near Coventry with more than 15,000 volunteers. The local group of researchers investigated the level of education, profession and the More

Preterm Babies Have Less Wealth, Education in Adulthood

Parents: Across the globe, 15 million premature babies are born every year. Those who are born premature face adverse effects both academically and economically throughout their lifespan, according to a new study. The research, which was published in Psychological Science, suggests that preemies have lower academic abilities in childhood when compared to More