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State Education Leader (Summer 2001), Early Learning MS Word PDF - Early care and education — “early learning” — increasingly is becoming a prominent education policy issue. More women of all income levels are entering the workforce, causing an increased demand for reliable, safe places for their children to stay while they work. Simultaneously, the long-term benefits of high-quality early childhood services are becoming clearer as study after study shows the education and economic pay-offs of investing in young children. Finally, the states — and, indeed, the nation — are making school readiness and academic achievement top priorities. (State Education Leader, Education Commission of the States, vol. 19, no. 2, Summer 2001, 16 pages)...
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