The “Ready, Set, Grow!” (RSG) program is a child care accreditation program run by the University of Memphis. The RSG program evaluates programs using standards set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
In this week's Early Ed Watch blog, Lisa Guernsey reports on the latest round of state budget cuts and their effect on pre-kindergarten programs.
CANDLE is an observational research study that looks at cognitive development in babies age 0-3. CANDLE recruits pregnant women and follows the their baby's development for 3 years, during which they visit and perform an assessment at ages 1, 2 and 3.
By Aisling Maki
The Memphis-based Urban Child Institute is recruiting the final participants in what will ultimately be an intensive eight-year study focused on the cognitive development of young children in Shelby County.