The newest research from Professor Heckman and colleagues finds 13% ROI for comprehensive, high-quality, birth-to-five early education. This research analyzes a wide variety of life outcomes, such as health, crime, income, IQ, schooling, and the increase in a mother’s income after returning to work due to childcare. ABC/CARE collected data on the participants throughout childhood […]
The Equity Index project seeks to provide transparency and accountability to help inform decision-making about education in New Orleans. We envision a city where every school values and promotes equity in policy and practice and all children receive an education that affirms their fundamental dignity and helps them thrive.
The Casey Foundation’s 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book warns that the 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official census count by at least 1 million kids younger than age 5. This discrepancy would put hundreds of millions of federal dollars at risk and, in doing so, underfund programs that are critical […]
Tony Harris takes a personal look at Baltimore’s inner city and an education system that has failed black Americans.