WBUR reports: MA home-based child care providers hit hard as a result of COVID-19

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Harvard Pop Center faculty affiliate Stephanie Jones, PhD, the Gerald S. Lesser Professor in Early Childhood Development at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), and her colleagues compiled research focused on the status of families and young children in Massachusetts during the spring of 2020. The findings of this collaboration between HGSE and Abt Associates, published in Report 1 and Report 2, are elucidated in this piece of reporting by…

WBUR reports: What Makes Early Education Helpful?

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Faculty member Stephanie Jones, PhD, and her research teammates are studying the very early educational patterns of a cohort of 3-and 4-year-olds in Massachusetts to learn about which “micro-features” of an educational system are most helpful in setting up a child for later success. Read about the findings from the first wave of data. Their research is also profiled in this piece in The Washington Post.