Did you know that participation in high-quality early childhood education programs has short-term positive effects on IQ and achievement and long-term positive effects on low-income minority children's school completion?
Nationwide, 56% of children ages 3 - 5 attend center-based early care and education programs (day care centers, Head Start, pre-kindergarten, etc.).

This page provides links to publications covering a wide range of school readiness topics. Click on a category to the right, or click on "Complete List" to see a full list.


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The School Readiness Indicators Initiative is supported by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Ford Foundation.
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