Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late?

Article Summary:

In a podcast discussion, Stephen Dubner interviews Steven Levitt and Dr. Dana Suskind on whether our quest to reform formalized early childhood education has ignored the important learning that takes place in the home environment. Dr. Suskind discusses the Chicago-based Thirty Million Words (TMW) Initiative, and the use of LENA as a measuring tool of its efficacy during their RCT.