Childhood poverty is associated with higher rates of academic failure, grade
retention, behavior problems and underdevelopment of socio-emotional
skills. Studies have also shown that these outcomes are preventable and that
early childhood educational experiences have a positive relationship with
development of healthy social and emotional skills, and critical pre-reading
and language skills that will serve a child throughout their educational
The early childhood education goals of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students
program are to increase access to high quality early childhood education
and to provide support and strengthen the school/home connection with
families of preschool age children.
WHEN DISASTER STRIKES
Addressing students' questions
about earthquakes or website
has GREAT RESOURCES for
talking with young children
about natural disasters!
|Early Childhood Information
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