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Photo Essay—The Susan Gray School: 50 years of national leadership in inclusive early childhood education » 8-Bright-Start-2

The Bright Start cognitive curriculum—developed by H. Carl Haywood, emeritus professor of psychology and director of the Kennedy Center from 1971 to 1983—originated at the Susan Gray School. A research-based early intervention program now used nationally and internationally, it was designed to increase learning in children most at risk for school failure. Photo from the 1980s.