Yale researchers have conducted the first-ever large-scale assessment of the risk of working in child care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- September 29, 2020
PEER co-director Clare Irwin receives federal grant to study how parents address gaps in child care coverage
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) at the Administration for Children and Families has awarded a grant to an Education Development Center (EDC) team led by Clare Irwin, PEER co-director, to study low-income working parents’ access to child care.
- June 24, 2020Source: The Washington Post
Families should expect ‘zombie arms’ and temporary closures. Some states report few virus outbreaks in child-care centers so far.
- July 16, 2019
The Yale Child Study Center, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee team at the Unitarian Society of New Haven co-hosted a rally and candlelight vigil on July 12 to protest the conditions migrants are facing at the U.S. - Mexico border.
- July 11, 2019Source: New Haven Register
A candlelight vigil to protest treatment of Mexican and Central American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, one of a reported 700-plus events around the world, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday on the steps of Hamden Memorial Town Hall.
- April 16, 2019
A generous gift from a Chinese family will be used to establish a fund to initiate the MXW Program at the Yale Child Study Center.
- February 08, 2019Source: YaleNews
Edward F. Zigler, a pioneer in the application of developmental psychology to social policy and known by many as the “Father of Head Start,” a program that has served over 35 million American children and their families, died in his sleep on February 7 at his home in North Haven, Connecticut. He was 88 years old.
- March 06, 2018Source: KJZZ 91.5
Zigler Center research on preschool expulsions continue to have an impact on state legislations and regulations. Arizona is next in line.
- February 23, 2018Source: Washington Post
Dr. Walter Gilliam talks to the Washington Post about why arming teachers is counterproductive and even harmful.
- May 31, 2017Source: New York Times
Maisy is a part of the Comfort Dog program of the Education Department, which pairs certain schools with dogs from the North Shore Animal League America, an animal rescue and adoption organization on Long Island. A staff member at the school adopts a specially screened dog, who is then welcome at the school as a dose of furry emotional support.