Attending high-quality preschool can significantly contribute to the healthy development of young children, especially those who are in low-income families. However, 63% of low-income 3- and 4-year-olds were not attending preschool. See how your state compares.
A new analysis shows that by age 8, children in the United States are not on track in cognitive knowledge and skills, and many lag behind in other developmental areas. How can communities address these issues? A new Annie E. Casey Foundation report offers suggestions.