In an interview with WBEZ 91.5, Meisels applauds Chicago’s expansion of full-day kindergarten but adds a note of caution.
Rebecca Harris included our New Schools Project in this round-up of initiatives focused on the early childhood education continuum in this Catalyst Chicago article.
Maureen Kelleher wrote about the findings of Erikson’s study of Illinois’s pre-k programs in this Education Week article.
Rebecca Harris interviewed Gil McNamee for a Catalyst Chicago story about CPS’s new Kindergarten Readiness Assessment.
Erikson president Samuel Meisels appeared on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show to discuss the flaws in high-stakes admissions tests for New York’s most prestigious elementary schools. This interview was a follow up to the New York Magazine article, The Junior Meritocracy, in which Meisels also appeared.
Rebecca Harris interviewed Gil McNamee about a recent study of Head Start programs for Catalyst Chicago.
Margret Nickels appeared on ABC-7 to give parents advice for helping their children get off to a good start in school.
Chicago’s early childhood education programs are improving children’s readiness for kindergarten, making the biggest gains with at-risk children, according to a new study released today.
Mayor Richard M. Daley today announced a report that concludes Chicago’s early childhood education programs are improving children’s readiness for kindergarten, making the biggest gains with at-risk children.
Erikson professors Barbara T. Bowman and Gillian McNamee discussed, with Chicago Parent, the wisdom of pushing pre-school students and kindergarteners to meet high academic expectations.