Hosting Institution: The University of Texas at Austin
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Title: Texas as a Window into National Trends in Early Childhood Education
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NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, the recording begins a few minutes late.
- Robert Crosnoe, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Rapoport Centennial Professor of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. His main research areas are human development, education, family, and health; specifically, the connections among children’s, adolescents’, and young adults’ health, social development, and educational trajectories and how these connections contribute to population-level inequalities (e.g., social class, immigration). He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford University and then completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Carolina Population Center and the Center for Developmental Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A discussion of his book, The Starting Line: Latina/o Children, Texas Schools, and National Debates in Early Education. Dr. Crosnoe discussed his research on nine schools in Texas that delves into the opportunities and challenges of providing quality early education to low-income communities in the state and speaks to broader discussions about the future of early childhood education during a time of great social and demographic change in the United States.
A discussion followed, moderated by Dina C. Castro, MPH, Ph.D.
Professor and Velma E. Schmidt Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education at The University of North Texas
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