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The evaluation roadmap for optimizing pre-K programs, Supported by the Brookings Institute and the Heising-Simons Foundation, Anna Johnson, Deborah Phillips, and Owen Schochet release an evaluation roadmap for optimizing pre-K programs across the country, October 11, 2018.

NIH funds comprehensive study of public pre-K programs, Georgetown University celebrates the CDSP Lab's new grant funding to continue one of the most comprehensive contemporary longitudinal studies of public pre-kindergarten outcomes with a new $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), September 17, 2018.

4 Questions for Rebecca Ryan, The American Psychological Association Monitor speaks with Rebecca Ryan about why low-income parents need more support to keep pace with their wealthier counterparts, October, 2017.

‘Active ingredients’ of successful pre-k programs subject of $1 million grantGeorgetown University celebrates the CDSP Lab's new grant funding to continue studying public pre-k in Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 8, 2017.

Food insecurity before age 5 leads to below par kindergarten performance, Georgetown University highlights Anna Johnson's study published in Child Development, September 1, 2017.

Military Child Care, Deborah Phillips interviewed for ThinkProgress on the high-quality early childcare provided by the United States military, June 16, 2017.

Pre-K: Decades Worth of Studies, One Strong MessageDeborah Phillips interviewed for National Public Radio Education blog, May 3, 2017.

New Consensus Study Assesses the Long-term Effects of Pre-K Education, Heising-Simons Foundation announces the release of the report, “The Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Effects,” authored, in part, by Deborah Phillips, April 18, 2017.

How does nutrition affect children's school performance? Anna Johnson and her recent work published in Child Development is quoted in CNN's online publication reviewing the effects of nutrition on child outcomes, March 21, 2017.

High-Quality Child Care Gives Military Families Peace of Mind, Deborah Phillips appears on the Public Broadcasting Corporation, NewsHour program, March 7, 2017.

The American Obsession with ParentingThe Atlantic covers Rebecca Ryan's research on growing socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior, December 12, 2016.

Fewer Americans, Red and Blue, Are Spanking Their Children, Slate covers Rebecca Ryan’s research on socioeconomic gaps in parenting, November 15, 2016.

Fewer U.S. Parents Say They Spank Their KidsRebecca Ryan interviewed by Reuters on spanking rates over time in the United States, November 14, 2016

Research on Tulsa's Head Start Program Finds Lasting Gains, Deborah Phillips interviewed for National Public Radio Education, August 22, 2016.

Arlington School District Adds Seven Pre-Kindergarten Sites, Deborah Phillips interviewed by the Citizen-Journal of Arlington, Texas, September 16, 2015.

Use of Child Care Subsidies Linked to Enrollment in Head Start, Pre-K, Georgetown University highlights Anna Johnson's new study published today in the journal Child Development, June 23, 2014.

Seattle Prop 1B’s design gets city’s youngest citizens off to best startDeborah Phillips' and Christina Weiland's opinion editorial for the Seattle Times, October 21, 2014.

Wealthy Kids Are More Affected by Divorce Than Poor Kids, TIME magazine covers Rebecca Ryan's new study in Child Development, September 9, 2014.

Obama Expected To Propose Expanding Preschool Programs, Deborah Phillips interviewed for National Public Radio, Morning Edition, January 28, 2014.