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High Quality Child Care Promotes Healthy Development, School Readiness, and School Success

Decades of research has documented what is referred to as the “summer slide" – the impact of summer vacation’s learning loss on the educational achievement of children, particularly low-income children. The achievement gap is not really a result of “summer slide” alone but the cumulative effect that begins with school readiness. View this fact sheet for research and statistics on the importance of high-quality care and summer learning.

Publication Date: 
July 14, 2016
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheet
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