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Apprenticeships may help build the child care workforce

Nov 26, 2021
Low pay is still an obstacle to bringing people into the field, where employment is 10% lower than before the pandemic.
Carmen Del Alamo stands in her front yard, where children can play and strengthen their motor skills.
Mariana Dale

Study underlines the economic importance of early childhood education

Marketplace’s Chris Farrell says research based on the Perry Preschool Project shows broad, long-term benefits of early investment.
K and Pre-K students gather for a class portrait at Yung Wing School in New York City.
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How early environments contribute to later success

Dec 22, 2015
Children raised in predictable — though poor — environments do better as adults.

Opening economic doors with early childhood education

Feb 13, 2015
Can a good preschool education lead to higher wages?

Caltech's little engineers that could

Feb 12, 2015
Infants and toddlers learn engineering principles at university child-care center.