President Candidate Hillary Clinton Cites Research by Prof. Bassok in new Q & A


09/06/2016

The Atlantic

Daphna Bassok, assistant professor at Curry and associate director of EdPolicyWorks, has early childhood research cited by Hillary Clinton in new article.

Hillary Clinton Answers 10 Questions on Early Education

Just last week we learned that our collective efforts have paid off: researchers from Stanford University, Columbia University and the University of Virginia found that from 1998 to 2010, the school readiness gap between low-income and high-income children shrunk by 10 percent in math and 16 percent in reading. They attributed this narrowing of the school readiness gap to the collective investments our country has made in preschool and the awareness we have brought to low-income parents who may not have previously known the importance of talking, reading and singing to their children from birth to engage their brains during this critical time.