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Document Number: 11058

Subprime Learning: Early Education in America Since the Great Recession - Five years after the height of the Great Recession, the authors looked at an array of indicators in policy, funding, family well-being, and achievement for children from birth through third grade. They note real progress in home visitation, infrastructure-building, standards and accountability, but conclude those years have not worked in favor of young children. They saw more child poverty, a lack of attention to English language learners, years of reduced state funding and sequestered federal funding. (Lisa Guernsey, et al., New America Education Policy Program, January 2014)...

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