The Early Achievement and Development Gap. About this research Brief


This ASPE Research Brief presents a summary of what is known about gaps in childrenтАЩs achievement and development for children by family income and socioeconomic status.

The content originated at research meetings convened by Deborah Phillips at the Foundation for Child Development and Georgetown University. The brief was prepared by ASPEтАЩs Lindsey Hutchison, Taryn Morrissey, and Kimberly Burgess, with substantial input from Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel.


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