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Lessons from Sesame Street

Professor Heckman reacts to the recent study by Kearney and Levine that examines the correlation between Sesame Street and short-term educational outcomes for young children. While high-quality educational programming, like Sesame Street, can complement more comprehensive early childhood interventions that target early learning, nutrition and health, some have been overstating the findings. Read the post on the Heckman Equation blog.