Do three- and four-year olds hold the key to closing achievement gaps and improving educational outcomes for priority schools students? A growing body of research says they may.
Visit any priority school in any part of the country, and you are likely to find educators asking the same basic questions:
- How do we help students overcome multi-year skills gaps in a short period of time?
- How do we prevent disengaged, struggling students from dropping out?
- How do we help students break the cycle of poverty, substance abuse, and, in many cases, prison?
There are no silver-bullet answers to these difficult questions. Instead, improving educational outcomes at priority schools requires a holistic strategy that addresses students’ educational, social, and even health and nutrition needs…
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