The Powerful Effects of Sesame Street
A new paper by Melissa Kearney, an economics professor at the University of Maryland, and Phillip Levine, an economics professor at Wellesley College, finds that kids can learn as much from Sesame Street
as a preschool classroom. The most authoritative study ever done on the impact of Sesame Street
, finds that one of public TV's most recognizable shows has delivered lasting educational benefits to millions of American children - benefits as powerful as the ones children get from going to preschool.
Read the Washington Post story
, or listen to the NPR report
Announcing the finalists in the 2015 KMOS Young Writers Contest!
Thanks to all who entered this annual contest, we love having the opportunity to read the wonderful stories sent in by all the talented children in our region. Congratulations to our finalists!