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The Research Base for a Birth through Age Eight State Policy Framework

Posted January 27, 2014 in

Released in 2013 by Child Trends, this report covers three areas: 1) the evidence base for birth to eight policy areas and  foundations; 2) the years starting at birth and continuing through age eight are a critical time for achieving good health, strong families, and better learning outcomes in early childhood and later in life; and 3) the supports and experiences that children receive have a cumulative effect.