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I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. I write individual posts about ones that I think are especially significant, and will continue to do so. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. So I’ve started writing a “round-up” of some of them each week or every other week as a regular feature.

By the way, you might also be interested in MY BEST POSTS ON NEW RESEARCH STUDIES IN 2021 – PART TWO.

You can see all my “Best” lists related to education research here.

Here are some new useful studies (and related resources):

Students who were part of Tennessee pre-K program continue to trail peers who weren’t, study shows is from Chalkbeat, and is the best analysis you’ll find of that widely-discussed study.

Behind the findings of the Tennessee pre-K study that found negative effects for graduates is from The Hechinger Report, and also provides a good analysis of the same research.

Here’s another one: A top researcher says it’s time to rethink our entire approach to preschool from NPR.

Finally, What does the Tennessee pre-K study really tell us about public preschool programs? from Brookings is also worth reading.

Early childhood education yields big benefits — just not the ones you think is an older article from Vox is related and worth reading.

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