High-quality early childhood education programs give students an equitable start, research says

A new brief highlights 10 important elements of high-quality early childhood education programs, pulled from a body of research, which can help young students have an equitable start with a strong educational foundation.

The brief was compiled in part to help states as they redesign early childhood education programs and strive to offer those children access to high-quality learning experiences.

The Building Blocks of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Programs draws on a substantial body of research and comes from the Learning Policy Institute. It identifies 10 important elements, or building blocks, of...

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