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Quality Early Childhood Education Must Be a Priority

American Academy of Pediatrics

First Five Years Fund

Aug 8, 2017

“Overwhelming research shows that the earliest years of a child’s life – birth through age five – are critical for their physical, social, language, and cognitive development, all of which are essential to future success. Given pediatricians’ role in cognitive and early childhood development, pediatricians have the opportunity to promote the importance and need for high-quality early learning and care programs."