Early childhood education is essential to a child’s development. Yet, more research needs to be done to make such education more effective. Fortunately, a little-known organization in Ypsilanti called HighScope has been making strides in this field. In this week’s “On the Ground-Ypsi,” WEMU’s Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media’s Sarah Rigg takes us inside HighScope with its executive vice president, Dr. Ben Edmondson, and its early childhood applied practice manager, Shannon Lockhart.

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