Early Childhood Education is Linked to Greater Success in School

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May 9, 2013

Adding to the discussion about early childhood education and future outcomes is the new article "Investing in Preschool Programs" in the Journal of Economic Perspectives. In the article, Duncan and Magnuson discuss the early childhood programs that lead to the highest levels of success and why many of the early benefits fade over time. They also argue that home visiting programs for high-risk families may be the most effective strategies to “building children’s capacities during the very early years of life.” Click to read the full article.