The case for investment in early education

The Courier-Journal – Chuck Denny and Mark Shriver “Generations of Kentuckians have improved their lives through education. In recent years, we have found that school success and the foundation for adult productivity depend on an early introduction to...

Poorer children ‘have smaller brains’, researchers say

BBC – Staff Writer “Children with richer parents have bigger brains than their poorer counterparts, new research suggests. Differences in regions of the brain that deal with language, reading, decision-making and memory were most marked, the study found....