It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Eugenia Kemble, the founding executive director of the Albert Shanker Institute, after a long battle with cancer. In her honor we are establishing and accepting donations for the Eugenia Kemble Research Grants.
New evidence confirms that early childhood intervention is crucial for increasing the disproportionally low number of people of color that are employed in the well paid science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions.
Although increasing parents’ human capital protects and enhances the investments made in their children through high-quality early childhood education, few initiatives address the postsecondary education and training needs of low-income parents. But there are exceptions.