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Document Number: 9616

Supporting Young Children and Families: An Investment Strategy That Pays - This paper from the Brookings Institution makes the case for increased federal leadership in early education policy. Specifically, it recommends three early childhood programs in particular: high-quality pre-k for three- and four-year-olds; home visit programs for first-time mothers living in poverty; and paid parental leave after birth or adoption. (Julia Isaacs, Brookings Institution, 2008)...

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