High-Quality Early Child Care and Education: The Gift That Lasts a Lifetime

Education Plus Development | Andres S. Bustamante, Eric Dearing, Henrik Daae Zachrisson, Deborah Lowe Vandell, & Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

“Community-based early care and education… can provide lasting impacts, and may serve as a catalyst for children’s success later in life—particularly for those from less resourced environments. Importantly, high quality was necessary for achieving these long-term outcomes.”

As the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill is being weighed and debated, Brookings Institute offers studies that demonstrate how investing in early care and learning will have long-term positive impacts for children and families.

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