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CROCUS in the News

What’s new? What’s next? Browse the latest articles, media clips, interviews, and testimonials about CROCUS, our research, and our current projects.

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Media Clips

For universal pre-K to work, we must revamp K-12 education

In an op ed for The Hill, Bill Gormley discusses how to help ensure that universal pre-K’s benefits endure over time.

December 10, 2021

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Media Clips

How Public Preschool Can Help, and How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Hurt

The New York Times cites the CROCUS team’s research on the long-term effects of Tulsa’s universal pre-K program.

November 8, 2021

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Media Clips

CBS Evening News: Universal pre-K in focus amid spending showdown

Bill Gormley reacts to President Biden’s universal pre-K plan on the CBS Evening News.

October 22, 2021


Testimony & Public Appearances

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Deborah Phillips participates in a Brookings Institution panel “What we know about the effectsof pre-K in 6 consensus statements.”

Testimony & Appearances

What we know about the effects of pre-K in 6 consensus statements

Deborah Phillips participates in a Brookings Institution panel “What we know about the effects of pre-K in 6 consensus statements.” (video)

April 17, 2017

Bill Gormley participates in a Brookings Institution panel “Trouble in the Land of Early Childhood Education.”

Testimony & Appearances

Trouble in the Land of Early Childhood Education

Bill Gormley participates in a Brookings Institution panel “Trouble in the Land of Early Childhood Education.” (video)

October 26, 2016

Bill Gormley appears on PBS News Hour. “Seeing success, conservative Oklahoma banks on universal preschool”

Testimony & Appearances

 Seeing success, conservative Oklahoma banks on universal preschool

Bill Gormley appears on PBS News Hour. (video)

February 2, 2016