Quick Facts

Reading Often to your Child Benefits their Learning Success...

Early success in school is significantly increased when children have had at least a thousand books read to them by the time they are 5 years-old. Literacy development is enhanced and emotional bonds are strengthened when families read together.

Investing in Early Childhood Development is Good Fiscal Policy...

Economists have calculated that for every dollar invested in promoting early childhood supports and services including child care, at least two dollars are saved in later social costs. If that dollar is invested in children who are at risk, we can witness a future financial savings of up to $7 for every dollar invested.

Early Childhood Development & Childcare...

Research shows that a lack of high-quality child care and/or early education can cost children’s learning and social skills when they enter school; choosing a quality child care provider is an important decision that requires information.

Early Childhood Learning & Brain Development...

Early experiences during childhood help shape the brain’s wiring; these important experiences determine a child’s brain structure, shaping the way one learns, thinks and behaves for the rest of their lives.

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