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Singapore Delegation on Early Learning Programs Visits FPG

June 21, 2017

A delegation from Singapore that included Mr. Tan Chuan-Jin, the country’s Minister for Social and Family Development, traveled to Chapel Hill last month. The delegation met with scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Frank Porter Graham Child … Continued

Odom Wins International Award for Child Development Research

December 9, 2013

The Theodor Hellbrugge Foundation has awarded FPG director Samuel L. Odom the 2013 Arnold Lucius Gesell Prize for an outstanding career in the field of child development. Noting Odom’s “extraordinary contributions” in research and service, the foundation presented him with … Continued

Dual-Language Learners Make Key Gains in Head Start and Public Pre-K

December 4, 2013

A comprehensive review of research on young Latino and Spanish-speaking children confirms that widely available public programs are helping dual-language learners make important academic gains. According to scientists at UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, children who have lower … Continued