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Early Childhood

4/6/2017 Child & Family at the Center. Policy guidelines for implementing two-generation programs from Aspen Ascend. MORE


2/9/2017 Two Generational Outcomes: Making Tomorrow Better Together. This is a Working Group Report from Ascend at the Aspen Institute. It sets a foundation for practitioners and policy makers and … MORE


10/30/2015 24-Month-Old Children With Larger Oral Vocabularies Display GreaterAcademic and Behavioral Functioning at Kindergarten Entry. Data were analyzed from a population-based, longitudinal sample of 8,650 U.S. children to (a) identify factors associated with o… MORE


1/20/2015 School Performance in Context: The Iceberg Effect. People often say, “Numbers don’t lie,” when they paint a negative picture of the U.S. education system in international comparis… MORE


7/1/2014 How Much Could We Improve Children’s Life Chances by Intervening Early and Often?. Children born into low-income families face barriers to success in each stage of life from birth to age 40. Using data on a repr… MORE


5/30/2014 The Jamaican Study: Early childhood education can compensate for developmental delays, boost earnings and reduce inequality. High-quality early childhood development programs in the United States, such as home visiting, Abecedarian and Perry Preschool, … MORE


Preparing future teachers

With future teachers like Loyita Lessley, the Early Childhood Partnership in North Omaha challenges the achievement gap. READ

Sharing What Works in South Omaha

Family Learning classes in  the Learning Community Center of South Omaha are now in their third successful year. Hear parents share their experience to help  their children succeed in school.

Family Learning in Action

The Learning Community Center of South Omaha empowers parents as a child's first teacher. KETV's Brandi Petersen reports. WATCH

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EDvantage Nebraska Blog

Learn why early childhood education is critical for families and children in poverty. READ

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