Providence Takes On The ‘Word Gap’

The city of Providence is launching a new initiative to take on “the word gap.” The term refers to the number of words that a child hears during his or her first few years of life. It turns out that by the time they’re four years old, children from higher income families hear 30-million more words than children from lower-income families…

  • Category: Radio
  • Date: April 9, 2013