Importance of Early Learning »

The past decade has seen a substantial increase in public investment in early learning programs by federal, state, and local governments, particularly for economically disadvantaged children. Find out more

Resources »

  • NEWResources (Low to No-Cost Early Childhood Development and Learning Programs Resource List)

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Pre-K Matters

You could probably guess that sending a child to early learning program results in better kindergarten readiness, improved vocabulary and enhanced reading skills. But did you know that the benefits of pre-kindergarten go far beyond their school years into their adult lives?

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The Hawai'i P-3 Initiative

A child's early years are critical to establishing a strong foundation for education. The Hawai'i P-3 Initiative serves as a great example of collaboration between public and private providers that provides a cohesive continuum of experiences for children.

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