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Improving Children’s Life Chances: Estimates from the Social Genome Model

Improving Children’s Life Chances: Estimates from the Social Genome Model | Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion | Scoop.it
Children born to poorer families do not succeed at the same rate as children born to the middle class, but research suggests that the gaps determining success in areas like college enrollment and family formation can be identified and addressed.
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Our own research is delving into the reasons for these widening gaps by looking at the life trajectories of more and less advantaged children. At Brookings, we’ve developed a framework for measuring children’s life chances, called the Social Genome Model (SGM).The SGM tracks the academic, social, and economic experiences of individuals from birth through middle age.

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Rose gets lesson in benefits of early education

Rose gets lesson in benefits of early education | Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion | Scoop.it
DECATUR — State Sen. Chapin Rose’s wife, Camille, is an occupational therapist, so he has a particular interest in early childhood programs serving children with special needs.
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The Mahomet Republican visited Argenta-Oreana Elementary School on Monday to see the district’s early childhood and pre-kindergarten programs at the invitation of the Ounce of Prevention Fund. “One of the things we like to do is, the state budget is filled with a lot of budget lines, and we want to make sure that when they’re thinking about that early childhood budget line, that they have a picture of what that money’s actually paying for at home in the district,” said Ireta Gasner of Ounce of Prevention, who organized the visit.

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Early Childhood Intervention & Orientation Programs - Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion (ECII)

Early Childhood Intervention & Orientation Programs - Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion (ECII) | Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion | Scoop.it
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ECII has been established, as part of the celebration of Noah’s Ark’s 40 years involvement, to produce resources that support services for children with additional needs that are designed specifically for Victoria and Australia. The development & orientation of these resources is part of our commitment to using evidence based practice, recognising that the translation of research to practice needs to reflect both the culture of different communities and the types of best practices & orientation services available.

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Earliest intervention is the best

Earliest intervention is the best | Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion | Scoop.it
Recently, the Journal has been reporting on early-childhood education and announced state funding in ...
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Recently, the Journal has been reporting on early-childhood education and announced state funding increases for childcare assistance, pre-K, home visiting and kindergarten three-plus. Then, the Journal reported that a Legislative Finance Committee study found that child care assistance has not helped to boost third grade reading and math scores.

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Stress of Childhood Poverty May Have Long Effect on Brain

Stress of Childhood Poverty May Have Long Effect on Brain | Early Childhood Intervention Inclusion | Scoop.it
Children raised in poverty or in orphanages experience chronic stress early in life that can have long-lasting effects on the brain, setting them up for future mental and physical ailments as adults, two studies found.
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Children raised in poverty or in orphanages experience chronic stress early in life that can have long-lasting effects on the brain, setting them up for future mental and physical ailments as adults, two studies found. The stress of poverty may affect regions in a child’s brain that control emotion, according to research published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A second study found that children who had lived in an orphanage were more anxious than those who hadn’t.

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