Psychology AP Kate Zinsser Speaks on Early Childhood Expulsions

Chalkbeat Chicago features a story on a new report issued by the Social-Emotional Teaching and Learning Lab at UIC that examines the rollout of a new Illinois law aimed at curtailing early childhood expulsions. “Early childhood classrooms are often a family’s first interaction with the education system,” said Kate Zinsser, assistant professor of psychology and principal investigator at the lab. “If your child has been treated as less than, or not welcome, how is that going to impact the relationship you are able to form with a future kindergarten teacher?”