Research Minutes Podcast - COVID-19 and Early Education: Evidence from Boston

April 22, 2021 Listen here

The COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread operational challenges and unprecedented disruption in America’s early childhood education sector. But can it serve as a learning opportunity?

policy brief from researchers and partners at the University of Michigan, the Harvard Graduate School Of Education, MDRC and Boston Public Schools highlights the impacts of COVID-19 on Boston’s universal pre-K program, and shares some important lessons learned.

Coauthors Christina Weiland (University of Michigan) and Annie Taylor (Boston Public Schools) join CPRE Knowledge Hub managing editor Keith Heumiller to discuss the brief, and offer some research-backed recommendations for early childhood stakeholders across the U.S.