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U.S. Kids Are Falling behind. Science Shows How to Catch Up.

Paid parental leave and high-quality child care improve children’s brain development and prospects for a better future.

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The Thirty Million Words Initiative

Evidence-based, parent-directed programs that encourage parents to harness the power of their words to build their children’s brains and shape their futures.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research shows the correlation between early adversity and poor outcomes later in life.