Sunday | May 12, 2002

What is known about the language and literacy development of young, preschool-age children and how does this relate to their long-term success in school? How can high quality research on language and literacy development be used to inform policy and improve instructional practice in early childhood education settings?


David Dickinson, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Children and Families, Education Development Center.

Sandra Feldman, President, American Federation of Teachers and  Albert Shanker Institute.

Susan Landry, Director, Center for Improving the Readiness of Children for Learning and Education, University of Texas.

Grover Whitehurst, Assistant Secretary of Education, Office of  Educational Research and Improvement.

Moderator: Virginia Edwards, Editor, Education Week.