The Great Equalizer: Closing the Early Childhood Gap

Significant disparities in early learning experiences for low-income children can set the stage for achievement gaps that persist through high school and lead to a lifetime of missed opportunities, inequities, and even health challenges. What is the latest thinking on innovative interventions during early childhood? Can the opportunity gap be closed, or significantly reduced, before a child reaches kindergarten when cognitive development is happening at breakneck speed? What solutions can help families maximize their children’s potential from day one?

Festival: 2015

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