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Pediatricians Urged to Get Involved With Early-Childhood Education

Marva Hinton

Education Week

Aug 15, 2017

"The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on its members to advocate for high-quality early childhood education.The group, which represents 66,000 doctors, has issued a policy statement on the issue that was published in the August edition of the journal Pediatrics. It notes that high-quality early childhood education has particularly strong benefits for children from low-income families and lays out what pediatricians can do to ensure young children in their communities are getting this strong foundation."