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November 14, 2014
This year's edition covers FPG's cutting-edge research and real-world solutions for children of all ages, as well as for their families...
November 10, 2014
FPG scientists began following NC and PA children at birth for the Family Life Project, and researchers say these families have never been more important to understanding how children grow and learn in rural communities...
November 3, 2014
FPG executive leadership board member Ron Haskins has received the Alumni Achievement Award from UNC's School of Education...
October 27, 2014
FPG researchers have received the 2013 Editor’s Award from the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology...
October 21, 2014
High school students with ADHD are using an unexpectedly high rate of services for their age group, yet many low achievers with ADHD are not getting the academic supports they need...
October 7, 2014
“That is an achievable goal that we know will make our workforce stronger,” said the President...
September 29, 2014
On Tuesday, October 14, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm, a free webinar will feature FPG senior scientist Dean Fixsen...
September 15, 2014
New research reveals that a mindful disposition can help alleviate the lasting physical and emotional effects of childhood adversity...
September 4, 2014
NIRN encounters new opportunities as its co-founders pass the responsibilities for leading this seminal FPG project to Melissa Van Dyke and Allison J. Metz...
August 28, 2014
According to a new report on research from FPG and Child Trends, children enrolled in Georgia’s six-week Summer Transition Program for rising kindergarten students show significant improvement...
August 27, 2014
The Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education has awarded FPG senior scientist Pamela J. Winton, Marylou Hyson, lead author Diane M. Horm with the Taylor & Francis Distinguished Article of the Year for 2013...
August 25, 2014
A new summary of 12 years of research on North Carolina’s pre-kindergarten program for at-risk 4-year-olds shows that “dual-language learners” make the greatest academic progress in the program...
August 19, 2014
To meet the urgent need for guidance from researchers with experience in early childhood education and program evaluation, FPG is launching the National Pre-K and Early Learning Evaluation Center...
August 14, 2014
Drawing heavily from a report from the Society of Research on Child Development, which FPG senior scientist Margaret R. Burchinal co-authored last year, researchers have distilled the scientific evidence mounting in support of investment in early education and care...
August 13, 2014
An innovative physical activities guide developed at FPG is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity...
July 29, 2014
African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated schools, but the students’ backgrounds likely are not the cause of the differences...
July 15, 2014
The new issue of Early Developments explores FPG's International Inititiative...
July 11, 2014
New initiatives around the world and new blockbuster findings with implications for health policy globally keep FPG’s Abecedarian Project at the forefront of the fields of child development and early education...
July 7, 2014
A group from the largest medical facility in Singapore visited FPG to work with FPG scientist Christina M. Kasprzak and technical assistance specialist Kathi Gillaspy...
June 26, 2014
FPG scientist Michelle A. Duda is working with Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to improve outcomes for children and youth...

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