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Income, parental education linked to pre-school learning gaps


As states revamp their early childhood education to grab a slice of federal education dollars, some education experts are urging policymakers to look outside the classroom to improve educational opportunites for the country’s youngsters, the Huffington Post reports. Just as Obama awarded over $500 million in state grants to improve pre-K, the Brookings Institution released a report arguing more attention paid to family background factors such as poverty and maternal education would help improve educational outcomes for our littlest learners. The report argued that gaps in children’s ability to learn begin long before they enter the classroom–and that those gaps can have lasting effects on class mobility…

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