The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success

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Author(s): The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Published: November 2013

Report Intro/Brief:
"This KIDS COUNT policy report details how a child’s early development from birth through age 8 is essential to making an effective transition into elementary school and for long-term academic achievement. To prepare all of America’s children to succeed, this document sets forth broad policy recommendations. This policy report also features data on early childhood development for every state, the District of Columbia and the nation."
-the Annie E. Casey Foundation