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    In this six-minute video, Pamela Morris and Shira Kolnik Mattera describe the significance of the Head Start CARES Demonstration, which tested three different approaches to improving the social-emotional competence of preschoolers through teacher training and coaching.

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    Early Findings from the New Mathways Project

    Developmental math is too often an obstacle to community college students’ success. By shifting the emphasis from “algebra for all” to math skills with broader career relevance — such as quantitative literacy and statistics — and revising course structure and sequence, this Texas-wide education reform is off to a promising start.

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    A Guide for Helping Students Make Informed College Choices

    This guide for counselors and advisers offers strategies for helping low-income high school students choose selective colleges that match their academic profiles, financial considerations, and personal needs. It tracks the many steps in the college search, application, and selection process, suggesting ways to incorporate a “match” focus at each stage.