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The Montessori Method,  by Maria Montessori.  Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1912.  Click to read.
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Bank Street College: Maximizing Every Child's Potential in the First 1,000 Days of Life: A Landscape Analysis.  

Bank Street College released a new report entitled "Maximizing Every Child's Potential in the First 1,000 Days of Life: A Landscape Analysis" as part of their effort to uncover the greatest opportunities for supporting infants and toddlers. In developing the report, the authors interviewed more than 65 thought leaders in the field, including staff from the Trust. The publication includes findings, supporting evidence, and bright spots for:
- Deepening expertise and promoting practices that most effectively foster child development;
- Adequately compensating and creating supports for early childhood educators;
- Strengthening systems to sustainably support children, families, and educators; and
- Generating public will to drive these changes

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From Forbes.com "The Montessori Comeback," March 27, 2019.  "Yale University’s Dr. Mira Debs researches public Montessori programs and compiled a dataset of these freestanding schools.Nearly 100% are schools of choice that use a lottery system to determine which students get in.And of the 168 freestanding public Montessori schools opened between 2000 and 2015, 82% were public charter schools." View list.
Evaluating Montessori Education by Angeline Lillard and Nicole Else-Quest.  An analysis of students' academic and social scores compares a Montessori school with other elementary school education programs.  Read article.
Digitization and Divergence: Online School Ratings and Segregation in America.  Read article.
Abstract:  We analyze whether widespread online access to school quality information affected economic and social segregation in America. We leverage the staged roll-out of GreatSchools.org school ratings across America from 2006-2015 to answer this question. Across a range of outcomes and specifications, we find that the mass availability of school ratings has accelerated divergence in housing values, income distributions, education levels, as well as the racial and ethnic composition across communities. Affluent and more educated families were better positioned to leverage this new information to capture educational opportunities in communities with the best schools. An unintended consequence of better information was less, rather than more, equity in education.

Diet, screen time, physical activity and childhood overweight in the general population and in high risk subgroups: prospective analyses in the PIAMA Birth cohort

Putting a halt to the rising trend in overweight prevalence has high priority in public health policy all over the developed world. Prevention, preferably starting at an early age, is considered as the key strategy to achieve this goal, and considerable effort is put into the design of preventive measures.
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