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Journal of East China Normal University: Q&A with Scott Rozelle and James Heckman

May 2019

Early Childhood Development Takes Center Stage in China: Questions & Answer with Scott Rozelle and James Heckman 【编者按】2018年11月17日,詹姆斯·赫克曼(James J.

Students in the Field: Q&A with Laura Jonsson

April 2019

Laura Jonsson is a Stanford undergraduate student, Class of 2020, majoring in human biology and hoping to minor in education and Middle Eastern literature, languages, and cultural.   As a REAP...

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

May 2018

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection among school-age children.

One in three Chinese children faces an education apocalypse.

September 2017

Glasses askew and gray hair tousled, Scott Rozelle jumps into a corral filled with rubber balls and starts mixing it up with several toddlers.

Stanford researchers partner with local government to bring vision care to rural China

December 2015

One simple action—placing eyeglasses on a nearsighted child’s face—can help that child to learn almost twice as much in a single school year.

Huffington Post: How Glasses Can Help Solve Rural China's Schooling Problem

October 2015

Simply giving nearsighted children glasses can dramatically boost their school performance.

REAP’s Perfecting Parenting Project Shows Promise

June 2015

Once every week for six months, a special team of family planning workers fanned out across the remote towns of Shaanxi Province or journeyed to isolated villages in the Qinling Mountains, the...

The Economist Writes About REAP's Nutrition Project

June 2014

A recent article in The Economist about malnutrition in rural China cites REAP's research on anemia.

Stanford Scope Reports on REAP's Solutions to Childhood Anemia

June 2014

REAP's efforts on childhood anemia were featured in an article in Scope, an award-winning medical blog produced by writers at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Stanford research on nutrition influences policy change in China

November 2011

Thanks in part to research done by FSI's Scott Rozelle, the Chinese government recently launched a plan to spend $22.5 billion during the next nine years on feeding rural schoolchildren more...

The Re-emergence of Intestinal Worms: Investigation of Infection Status Among Children in Rural Southwest China

April 2011

As part of China’s public health efforts, the “baota lozenge” - a sugary anthelminthic commonly administered to schoolchildren - once valiantly fought to stop the rampant transmission of parasitic...

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