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April 3, 2017
With an innovative online course, FPG’s FirstSchool project is helping teachers hear every child in class...
March 23, 2017
"The Journal for the Education of the Gifted" has awarded FPG's Mary Ruth Coleman and her co-author "Paper of the Year" for an article in tribute to James J. Gallagher...
February 28, 2017
In this era of “fake news” and “alternative facts," science can reliably inform policy...
February 15, 2017
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute is inviting friends, colleagues, and others to join a special initiative honoring the life and legacy of Dr. James J. Gallagher...
February 9, 2017
Jenna Kanell delivered this popular TED Talk, exploring the question "What would we be capable of, if no one told us we had limitations?"
February 8, 2017
New research reveals that one year of high-quality early education and care brings multiple benefits for children in poverty...
January 19, 2017
“We’re searching for a strong executive leader and well-established child development scientist with vision for FPG’s future...”
January 5, 2017
FPG is currently offering a postdoctoral fellowship that provides research training focusing on autism...
January 3, 2017
A Nobel Laureate and his colleagues find an even higher return on investment than previously estimated...
December 23, 2016
“Self-regulation affects wellbeing...from mental health and emotional wellbeing to academic achievement, physical health, and socioeconomic success...”
December 23, 2016
Research confirms that students in Georgia’s Pre-K Program continue to exhibit positive outcomes across all areas of learning through the end of kindergarten...
December 21, 2016
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has officially begun its search for a new director...
December 8, 2016
Named to honor former FPG director Jim Gallagher, this annual award provides support for dissertation research at UNC that focuses on child development, education, or family support.
November 29, 2016
FPG advanced research scientist Nicole Gardner-Neblett has been selected for a ZERO TO THREE Fellowship...
November 7, 2016
Since its inception as a groundbreaking, integrated child care center, FPG has conducted research and offered professional development to advance the knowledge base about children of diverse backgrounds...
November 4, 2016
Sharon Lunn will serve as North Carolina's statewide “ambassador” to spearhead use of new recommended practices for the care and education of young children with disabilities...
November 1, 2016
Students in the Family Success Alliance’s Kindergarten Readiness Camp have shown significant gains in fundamental cognitive and literacy skills.
October 12, 2016
FPG's Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center has selected 16 experts across the country to serve as “ambassadors” to spearhead the use of new Recommended Practices...
October 4, 2016
This month marks the 30th Anniversary of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education...

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