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The Keys to Helping Kids Overcome Poverty

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

From Governing: “Preschool, in conjunction with other programs, has the potential to close socioeconomic gaps over a generation.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Editorial: Improve Pre-K Quality, Access

Monday, May 20, 2019

From The Gainesville Sun: “Florida has made pre-K available to 4-year-olds but without adequate standards or funding to ensure programs can offer a quality education — and quality is key to producing pre-K’s promised benefits,” Stephen Barnett told the Orlando Sentinel. Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Research Finds Early Childhood Education Strengthens Families

Friday, May 17, 2019

From WTTW: “The effects have a beneficial impact on the immediate family and extend to later generations, multiplying the value of the original investment and boosting the effectiveness of existing investments in education.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Study Finds Breaking Cycle of Poverty Could Start in Preschool Classroom

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

From WTOP: “Similar to their parents, second generation Perry participants were more likely to advance their education and stay out of trouble, both at school and with the law — and a lot of it has to do with an improved home life.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.