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Document Number: 8194

Jumpstart's Issues Brief: America's Early Childhood Literacy Gap - Report focuses on the gap in early literacy skills between children from low-income families and those who come from middle- and high-income families, as well as the lack of public awareness about early childhood literacy issues in the United States. Most Americans (95%) recognize that early childhood literacy is extremely important but only 18% are aware that children who lack early literacy skills do not catch up with their peers and are less likely to succeed as adults. (Laura Berk, Jumpstart, September 2009)...

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