Being Healthy and Ready to Learn is Linked with Family and Neighborhood Characteristics for Preschoolers

Child Trends | Kristin Anderson Moore, Katherine Paschell, Gabriel Piña, & Samantha Anderson

“Family factors are consistently and strongly associated with the extent to which preschool children are healthy and ready to learn. In addition, neighborhood factors, particularly neighborhood supports for children and families, also tend to be associated with children’s readiness.”

A new analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health reveals connections between school readiness and factors related to family and neighborhood situations.

Read the brief from Child Trends.