Shannon Nickinson

Shannon Nickinson Project Manager

Education

More on the Vanderbilt Preschool study and its fallout

Two key voices from Tennessee's education system shared the lessons and changes in the system since a 2015 study revealed hits, misses in the state's voluntary prekindergarten program. Read full story

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Heavyweights weigh in on prekindergarten

AT preschool research summit, experts say kindergarten and early elementary grades should be viewed as “charging stations” for sustaining and building on early learning gains. Read full story

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Building platform for TMW Newborn Intervention

Data from the initial trial of the video and survey — done with about 500 families in Chicago through two major hospitals — is in review for publication. Read full story

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Talking PreK in San Antonio

Julian Castro was 34 when he began serving as mayor of San Antonio. He was 39 when he became the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Read full story

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SCI Show: Steps to an Early Learning City

In this episode of the Studer Community Institute show, founder Quint Studer reviews the steps to creating an Early Learning City. Read full story

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Brain Bags launch as part of Early Learning City effort

The first IMPACT Brain Bags are going home with new moms at Pensacola area hospitals. The bags were designed as early literacy gift bags to help parents begin to understand the power of parent talk in the early development of a child’s brain. Read full story

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SCI Show: The Three T’s

Build a brain, build a life, build a community. Read full story

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Update: Early Learning Garden at Bodacious Brew-Thru

Check out this video update of the Early Learning Garden at the Bodacious Brew-Thru drive-thru coffee spot at the corner of Main and Baylen streets. Read full story

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Escambia County motherhood by the numbers

What was motherhood in Escambia County in 2015 by the numbers? Read full story

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Pen Air Credit Union, Wahoos, SCI announce partnership

Later this month, Pen Air Federal Credit Union, Blue Wahoos and Studer Community Institute will host a special event to announce a partnership to benefit the Institute's Early Learning City effort. Read full story

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SCI Dashboard 2017 update

The Studer Community Institute's Pensacola Metro Dashboard has been updated for 2017. Read full story

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Update: Build a brain one step at a time

As state of Florida officials prepare to rollout a new kindergarten readiness test next school year, it is more important than ever that every parent understands the importance of talking and reading to a child before the first day of school. Read full story