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Study: Benefits of Early Childhood Education Persist into High School

Children who participate in high-quality early childhood education programs later experience higher graduation rates, decreased grade retention and fewer special education placements when compared with students who did not participate, according to new research published by the American Educational Research Association. Read More

November 22, 2017  |  Posted in Research

Researchers Identify ‘Magic 8’ Practices to Create Excellent Preschool Classrooms

A study of 840 children over two years has identified eight teacher actions that had the largest effect on students' success in preschool and preparation for kindergarten. 

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November 09, 2017  |  Posted in Research

2018 Golden Sower Nominees Announced

Nominees have been announced for the 2018 Golden Sower Awards, Nebraska’s children’s choice literary award for picture books, chapter books and novels. 

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November 01, 2017  |  Posted in General

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