A passion for early education. Interview by Jeffrey Mervis.

957 C R E D IT : M A R R IA N N E M C M U L L E N J. LAWRENCE ABER MEANS IT AS a compliment when he calls Joan Lombardi “short and loud.” Aber, a professor of psychology and public policy at New York University, says the 5’1” (1.5 m) Lombardi has stood tall across three Administrations to improve services for young children and their families. And, he adds… (More)