Year Month Day Source Title
2022 6 1 EducationWeek Federal Special Ed. Funding Is Woefully Inequitable, New Studies Show
2022 6 22 Vermont Business Magazine UVM researcher examines outdated funding formulas in special education
2022 6 18 Targeted News Service University of Vermont Researcher Examines Outdated Funding Formulas in Special Education
2022 6 4 Globe and Mail Future shock: Why Doug Ford would be foolish to take Ontario’s current prosperity for granted
2022 6 3 Globe and Mail The Ontario election willfully ignored the undeniable economic challenges bearing down on the province
2022 5 30 Globe and Mail Tax & Spend: Ottawa’s silence on hiring subsidy statistics is a secret wrapped in a mystery; When the federal government launched CEWS in 2020, it published weekly stats on the use of the program. But it appears Ottawa has learned its lesson from that experiment in transparency;
2022 5 11 New Yorker The devastating economic impacts of an abortion ban
2022 4 20 Education Letter Education – Education Finance and Policy; Recent Findings from University of Toronto Scarborough Provides New Insights into Education Finance and Policy (Full-day Kindergarten: Effects On Maternal Labor Supply)
2021 12 22 Maclean’s 13 charts to watch on health, families and population in 2022
2021 9 23 Business Insider – Spain (in Spanish) ¿Por qué septiembre es el mes en el que más personas cumplen años en España? No toda la culpa es de la Navidad
2021 9 7 Maclean’s Preparing students for the rise of a Passion Economy
2021 8 30 TVO Is Full-Day Kindergarten a Success?
2021 7 23 Globe and Mail Liberal government negotiates child-care agreements with provinces as history repeats itself
2021 7 23 The Globe and Mail The economic benefits of child care are all too clear: ECONOMY
2021 7 10 Hamilton Spectator Research shows school closures not essential
2021 7 10 La Presse Canadienne Les femmes à faible revenu restent les plus touchées par la crise de la COVID-19
2021 7 7 Toronto Star Evidence suggests there was no benefit to Ontario closing its schools.
2021 6 15 UofT News COVID-19 school closures accelerate education inequities in Ontario: U of T researchers
2021 6 10 Toronto Star School closures have been hard on students and the economy.
2021 6 4 Ottawa Citizen Ontario leads the country in COVID-19 school closures — and kids have paid a price, study finds
2021 5 22 Toronto Star Some predicted a pandemic baby boom – but it’s looking more like a baby bust.
2021 3 29 Globe and Mail A long way to go’: Eight charts that explain Canada’s tough task of recovering jobs.
2021 3 8 CBC News Trudeau vows to tackle ‘she-cession’ after new report says pandemic has been worse for working women
2021 3 8 Financial Post Liberals told to think beyond child care in work to craft ‘shecession’ recovery plan
2021 Fall Toronto Life A look into the post-COVID job market
2020 12 4 The Canadian Press Childcare adds to strain for working mothers as pace of job gains slows
2020 9 4 Business Weekly (in Chinese) The earlier the gifted students are cultivated, the better? Study finds: Allowing children to “read early” is more likely to harm him
2020 7 17 BNN Bloomburg Women disproportionately affected in the workplace during pandemic
2020 7 11 Globe and Mail PARENTS. TRAPPED. COVER STORY
2020 6 24 Education Letter Public Policy; Study Results from University of Toronto Broaden Understanding of Public Policy (Parental Employment Effects of Switching From Half-day To Full-day Kindergarten: Evidence From Ontario’s French Schools)
2020 6 16 The Canadian Press Better public child care is the engine we need for recovery post-coronavirus
2020 5 15 Targeted News Service Learning Policy Institute: Supporting a Strong, Stable Principal Workforce – What Matters and What Can Be Done
2020 1 20 The Canadian Press Canada can better prepare to retrain workers displaced by disruptive technologies
2019 11 12 El Pais (in Spanish) Por qué nacer a principios de año nos ayuda a triunfar. Una explicación científica
2019 10 Canadian HR Reporter What will the workplace look like in 2030?
2019 5 17 The Canadian Press Ontario’s child-care cuts will hurt low-income parents working or studying full time
2019 3 9 Le Devoir “Redshirting”, when school exemptions make school
2018 2 4 Wall Street Journal Why Older Kindergartners Should Run Your Mutual Fund (Someday)
2018 1 14 Global News Redshirting: What parents should know about delaying school enrolment
2017 9 12 n + 1 (in Russian) Children’s age at school has been linked to their chances of going to college
2017 9 11 Mail Online Oldest children in the class really ARE more successful: Those born in early September go on to perform better at university
2017 9 9 Phys Org Oldest kids in class do better, even into university, study finds
2017 9 6 University Wire Hayley’s House: Average students are left behind in the public school system
2017 8 24 WSJ Pro Central Banking Draghi Likely Lay Out End to Europe’s QE | Bundesbank Sees Strong German Growth Continuing | Weaker Dollar May Make Fed Rate Rises More Aggressive | Timiraos’s Take: Despite Economic Unease, Fed Officials Have Reasons for Brighter Spirits at Jackson Hole; The Wall Street Journal’s central banking newsletter for Monday, August 21, 2017
2017 8 19 The Wall Street Journal U.S. News: Being a Year Late for Kindergarten Has Benefits
2017 8 18 Dow Jones Institutional News The Oldest Kids in the Class May Get an Edge in College Admissions
2017 8 Municipal World BIG DATA: Benefits and barriers for cities
2017 4 20 Business Insider Malcolm Gladwell may have been wrong about a schooling strategy many parents think will help their kids succeed
2016 6 17 Spektrum (in German) When is a child ready for school?
2015 9 11 Globe and Mail Holding children back is not the right start; Studies show that children born late in the year don’t benefit from delaying kindergarten
2015 8 27 The Tennessean; Nashville, Tenn. Be cautious about ‘redshirting’ your kindergarten-age kids
2015 4 15 Tallahassee Democract Parents can opt to delay kids’ entry into pre-K
2014 9 13 Wall Street Journal When 5-Year-Olds Get Redshirted — Many parents are holding back their children from kindergarten for a year, but the benefits are doubtful
2014 9 12 Wall Street Journal Should Children Be Held Back for Kindergarten?2
2014 9 2 Globe and Mail Why principals may be the key to your student’s success at school
2014 8 24 Parents The Redshirting Trend: How to Know When to Start Kindergarten
2014 4 16 The Hamilton Spectator Unlocking Potentials; Many variables can affect EQAO results but it seems that ‘academic optimism’ and a fervent belief in kids’ capabilities make a huge difference in outcomes
2014 3 7 Economics week Economic Research; Data on Economic Research Reported by Researchers at University of Toronto
2014 2 27 Diverse Issues in Higher Education Opinion: The Age of Education
2014 2 24 Maclean’s Is ADHD a mental health crisis, or a cultural one?
2013 11 13 Globe and Mail TDSB mulls decision to cut junior high
2013 9 19 Slate Can Your Kid Hack It in Kindergarten?
2013 9 10 Policy Analysis for California Education Funding Special Education by Total District Enrollment: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Policy Considerations
2013 8 21 Education Letter Education Finance and Policy; Studies from E. Dhuey et al Provide New Data on Education Finance and Policy
2013 8 16 Times Educational Supplement Born unlucky?
2013 6 17 Toronto Star Should you put off kindergarten? An increasing number of parents are opting to ‘redshirt’ kids born late in the year
2013 6 17 Scott Thompson Radio Show N/A
2013 6 3 Forbes For The Republicans To Re-Emerge, Horatio Alger Must Die
2013 4 25 Globe and Mail Starting high school: Stress that can last
2013 4 2 Today Kindergarten redshirting: One mom’s dilemma
2013 2 13 Globe and Mail Students getting lost in the leap to high school
2013 Issue 2 Baseball Magazine “Redshirting” At Eighth Grade: Hyper-Parenting or Sports Smart?
2012 11 20 New York Times Younger Students More Likely to Get A.D.H.D. Drugs
2012 9 16 Star Tribune; Minneapolis, Minn. Too ‘young’ for school?: Many parents grapple with trying to decide when a child is mature enough for kindergarten.
2012 8 28 Naples Daily News Parents increasingly ‘redshirt’ kindergartners
2012 8 19 Salt Lake Tribune Kindergarten redshirting: Start school at age 5 or 6?
2012 7 9 CBS News: 60 Minutes The Lobbyist`s Playbook; Redshirting; The Mozart of Chess
2012 6 11 Toronto Star Math not adding up for middle schools: Low test scores push boards to rethink junior high
2012 6 10 Toronto Star Middle schools too disruptive for weak students, studies show
2012 4 28 Evansville Courier & Press Parents increasingly delay kids’ entry to kindergarten: Educators’ views split on growing trend
2012 4 11 The Post – Crescent Academic redshirting creeps back into kindergarten conversations
2012 4 6 Toronto Star Age differences play key role in early learning
2012 4 4 Detroit Free Press Kindergarten or not for Young 5s?
2012 3 4 CBS News Advantage of holding kids back
2012 3 4 CBS News: 60 Minutes Redshirting
2012 1 24 Stateline State special education rates vary widely
2011 12 31 El Pais (in Spanish) Nacer a final de año influye en las notas: [Edición 1st Ed. Madrid]
2011 11 1 BBC News Summer-born struggle: Why August children suffer at school
2011 8 Parents Magazine Thrive in 2025: Holding kids back for success
2011 7 25 Examiner A new early education train: Holding children back from starting kindergarten
2011 7 22 Brain World Magazine Kindergarten readiness and the brain
2011 6 29 Dawson Creek Daily News Is your kid ready to start?; Youngest in class more likely to have problems keeping up with curriculum
2011 6 15 Education Letter Education, Finance and Policy; Research in the Area of Education, Finance and Policy Reported from University of Toronto
2011 5 18 Education Letter Education Policy; Scientists at University of Toronto Discuss Research in Education Policy
2010 10 6 Education Letter Education and Economics; New education and economics research has been reported by scientists at University of Toronto
2010 9 29 McClatchy – Tribune Business News More parents delay kindergarten start
2010 3 31 Is my 4.9 year old ready for kindergarten?
2009 2 7 Straits Times Don’t fast-track your child
2008 12 31 Victoria Times Colonist Editorial: Being born at “wrong” time of year hurting students’ success
2008 12 30 Victoria Times Colonist Calendar hurting students’ success
2008 11 1 New York Times The sociology of success
2008 8 23 Financial Times Dear Economist: When Should A July-Born Child Start School?
2008 8 8 FRBSF Economic Letter How and why does age at kindergarten entry matter?
2007 9 3 Calgary Herald Held back to excel
2007 9 3 Edmonton Journal Why holding kids back moves them ahead
2007 9 3 Ottawa Citizen Giving pupils the “gift of time”
2007 9 3 The Gazette Holding kids back pushes them forward
2007 6 3 New York Times Magazine When Should a Kid Start Kindergarten?
2007 Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell Chapter One: The Matthew Effect, pp. 15-34