September 15, 2021 11:45 am
Stanley Litow, visiting professor of the practice in the Sanford School of Public Policy, will discuss his book, “Breaking Barriers: How P-Tech Schools Create a Pathway From High School to College to Career” in a discussion led by Jay Mathews, education columnist for the Washington Post. The event will feature P-Tech graduate ShuDon Brown, who, […]
September 9, 2021 3:30 pm
Short birth spacing, a birth-to-conception interval of under 18 months, is common in the United States, with over one third of all second or higher order children conceived under 18 months after the birth of their older sibling. While associations between short birth spacing and adverse health outcomes immediately post-birth are well-documented, the linkages between […]
August 5, 2021 12:00 pm
Featuring Senior Research Scientist Katie Rosanbalm.
July 29, 2021 12:00 pm
Featuring Research Scientist Megan Golonka.
July 22, 2021 12:00 pm
Featuring Anna Gassman-Pines, associate professor of public policy and psychology and neuroscience; core faculty of the Center for Child and Family Policy.
July 8, 2021 12:00 pm
Featuring Ben Goodman and Family Connects International.
July 1, 2021 12:00 pm
Featuring Jennifer Hurtgen, project manager, and the DCCS Project.
June 24, 2021 12:00 pm
Featuring Sarah Komisarow, assistant professor of public policy and core faculty, Center for Child and Family Policy.
June 17, 2021 12:00 pm
Center Director Leslie Babinski will give an overview of current work and future goals of the Center for Child and Family Policy.
Bridging Divides and Making Visible the Invisible: Connecting Parents and Teachers through Cultural Inclusion
April 20, 2021 12:00 pm
EARLY CHILDHOOD INITIATIVE LECTURE Implicit within mainstream notions of family-school partnership is the assumption that school-based engagement is needed for parents to provide effective support for their children’s learning and development. However, for many low-income, ethnic minoritized and immigrant families, sociocultural and language differences between families and educators create significant chasms in understanding between home […]
April 14, 2021 4:00 pm
Lisa Gennetian, Pritzker Associate Professor of Early Learning Policy Studies in the Sanford School of Public Policy, and David Reese, President and CEO of the Durham Children’s Initiative, discussed federal and local efforts to support children and families affected by the pandemic during this annual community event. The program also featured poster presentations from students […]
Exploring Heterogeneity Across Multiple Cluster Randomized Trials in Early Childhood: Evidence on intervention implementation and fadeout
April 13, 2021 12:00 pm
EARLY CHILDHOOD INITIATIVE LECTURE Tyler Watts presented data from four cluster randomized trials that evaluated the scale up of the Building Blocks preschool mathematics curriculum. These trials were run in five different cities, producing a range of effects on measures of children’s mathematics achievement. Watts discussed recent efforts to examine school-level factors that […]
March 25, 2021 5:00 pm
Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson, a pastor, philanthropist, activist and Duke alumnus, became the president and CEO of the Children’s Defense Fund in December 2020. He is a national thought leader in racial justice, community organizing, and movement building and a strong advocate for children’s rights. Dr. Wilson joined the Children’s Defense Fund with […]
March 23, 2021 5:30 pm
As this historic pandemic unfolds, we see Black, Indigenous, and people of color overrepresented in its dire consequences: increased numbers in positive COVID-19 cases and deaths, layoffs, evictions, and food insecurity. Existing inequality in educational opportunities, housing, healthcare, and employment and various expressions of racism (i.e. institutional, psychological, etc.) might explain the extreme […]
February 24, 2021 5:30 pm
Children’s chances of earning more than their parents have fallen from 90 percent to 50 percent over the past half century in America. How can we restore the American Dream of upward mobility for our children? In this talk, Raj Chetty will discuss recent work that he and his colleagues at Opportunity […]
February 4, 2021 12:00 pm
Join us for this webinar to learn how the ABC Science Collaborative, coordinated by the Duke School of Medicine and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, pairs scientists and physicians with school and community leaders to help them understand the most current and relevant data about COVID-19 so they may make decisions that will keep […]