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Report: Investing in Young Children: A Fact Sheet on Early Care and Education Participation, Access, and Quality

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Categories

LEARNING, student teacher relationships, INSTRUCTION, assessment, progress monitoring, student centered planing, FAMILIES, family leadership, family partnership, EARLY INTERVENING

Areas

PRACTITIONER:S/FAMILIES, PRACTITIONER:Equity Resource Distribution, SCHOOL:Connections to families, communities, and partnerships

Authors

Schmidt, Stephanie; Matthews, Hannah

Published

November 2013

Publisher

National Center for Children in Poverty

Abstract

High quality early care and education can play a critical role in promoting young children’s early learning and success in life, while also supporting families’ economic security.1 Young children at highest risk of educational failure – those experiencing poverty and related circumstances that may limit early learning experiences – benefit the most from high quality early care and education programs.2 This fact sheet provides information about the percentages of young children in each state experiencing risks related to poor educational outcomes. It then shows trends in federal and state investments in early care and education programs and state policies related to both access and quality.

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