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November 27, 2015
Doré R. LaForett and Ximena Franco have been examining how an elementary school’s language immersion program affects different students’ academic engagement and social networks...
November 12, 2015
Howard N. Lee, longtime member of FPG’s Executive Leadership Board, has received the North Carolina Award for Public Service--the highest civilian award from the state of North Carolina...
October 30, 2015
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed the Autism Health Insurance Coverage Act, broadening coverage for birth to 18-year-olds with autism spectrum disorder...
October 29, 2015
FPG has honored five of its own for integral work and contributions...
October 15, 2015
FPG will be a primary partner with ZERO TO THREE on a new $70-million center to improve outcomes for children and to support professional development systems for childcare providers...
October 12, 2015
"Numbering more than 54 million people, which includes a quarter of our preK-12 student population, Hispanics are the largest, youngest, and fastest-growing population in the country..."
October 11, 2015
CONNECT Courses include the free "Foundations of Inclusion," which NC’s Child Care Resource and Referral network utilizes statewide, as well as seven low-cost courses that award CEUs...
October 6, 2015
FPG's new evaluation study finds that Georgia’s Pre-K Program produces significant positive outcomes for its students, and its dual-language learners are making gains both in English and Spanish...
October 6, 2015
FPG will be a primary partner with ZERO TO THREE on a new $70-million center to improve outcomes for children and to support professional development systems for childcare providers...
October 5, 2015
Odom will highlight the contributions of FPG and three other centers to the evolution of practice, the potential effects these contributions have had on generations of children and families, and directions for future research...
September 30, 2015
After FPG scientist Kathleen "Kate" Gallagher delivered her first TED Talk, it quickly became UNC's most popular of the year, and now you can watch the sequel...
September 28, 2015
FPG has launched Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules to teach the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring each of several evidence-based practices with learners with autism...
September 25, 2015
FPG’s State Implementation and Scaling-Up of Evidence-Based Programs Center (SISEP) establishes and strengthens the capacity for action in state departments of education...
September 17, 2015
After debuting the draft policy statement at the Inclusion Institute and incorporating feedback, the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services have released their joint policy statement...
September 9, 2015
The President’s Council of Economic Advisers cites FPG’s seminal Abecedarian Project in a report on short-term and long-term returns on investments in high-quality early education and care...
August 28, 2015
Fights between siblings, delay tactics at bedtime, and dinner-table disputes have united parents around the globe with common challenges, and Australian psychologist Matthew Sanders has responded with “Triple P.”
August 27, 2015
A new research brief from Child Trends endorses the effectiveness of evidence-based programs that address bullying, and new FPG initiatives are bringing these programs to more schools...
August 27, 2015
After Kate Gallagher delivered this TED Talk in April, it quickly became UNC's most viewed of the year...
August 24, 2015
Nobel prizewinning economist James Heckman has co-authored a new report on the long-term health benefits of participants in two seminal studies...
August 19, 2015
FPG experts speak at several events over the next few months...

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