Our newest short video highlights the benefits to children who receive high quality early childhood education, and refutes critics’ claims that gains fadeout. The vast body of research shows that high quality early childhood education has lasting effects for disadvantaged children. Children arrive at school ready to learn and build upon early skills development. Social and emotional skills learned early in life drive higher achievement throughout the school years and into adulthood, providing a wide range of benefits including higher full-time employment rates and better health, social and economic outcomes.
Watch and share this new video. Then visit Early Childhood Education: Quality and Access Pay Off for a more detailed explanation on the research behind why investments in high quality early childhood education programs pay off for a lifetime of benefits.