Columbus Day

For our advocacy project Kathy and I teamed to bring awareness to Columbus Day. Throughout the process we have learned many valuable lessons. I am actually surprised at how many opinions there are about Columbus Day. We had people tell us that they were in full support of the day, while others were disgusted by […] Continue reading

Heckman Equation

I watched the Heckman Equation video “Supporting Families Pays Off” and read the academic paper “Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes” (Heckman, Pinto & Savelyev. 2013), which examined the Perry Preschool Program and the participants’ adult outcomes. I also read the accompanying summary of the paper, “Perry Preschool … Continue reading Continue reading