NPR reports on “Closing The ‘Word Gap’ Between Rich And Poor“:
Research since then has revealed that the “word gap” factors into a compounding achievement gap between the poor and the better-off in school and life. The “word gap” remains as wide today, and new research from Stanford University found an intellectual processing gap appearing as early as 18 months.
We are singing the same tune! Read more about the research that inspired the Bright Beginnings program.