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Research shows that high-quality early learning programs can improve kindergarten readiness, particularly for disadvantaged children, and the effects go far beyond just kindergarten: children who receive high-quality early education are more likely to stay in school longer, graduate from high school, and attend a four-year college.*

*Karoly, 2012; Campbell, et al, 2012

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STATEMENT: JUMPSTART FOR YOUNG CHILDREN EMPHASIZES IMPORTANCE OF SUPPORTING EARLY EDUCATORS IN HONOR OF JUNETEENTH BOSTON — In honor of Juneteenth, Naila Bolus, CEO of Jumpstart for Young Children, released the following statement: “Juneteenth is a time to celebrate, but also serves as a stark reminder of our country’s dark past and the racial inequities and systemic injustices that persist today. In order for our country to move forward, we must acknowledge and rectify how

STATEMENT: JUMPSTART FOR YOUNG CHILDREN CELEBRATES PRIDE MONTH BY REAFFIRMING DEDICATION TO INCLUSIVITY

STATEMENT: JUMPSTART FOR YOUNG CHILDREN CELEBRATES PRIDE MONTH BY REAFFIRMING DEDICATION TO INCLUSIVITY BOSTON — In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, Naila Bolus, Chief Executive Officer at Jumpstart for Young Children, released the following statement: “As we begin the celebration of Pride Month, we are aware that some school district leaders and state legislators across the country are attempting to limit young people’s access to books and educational materials centering the experiences of the

In the Wake of Texas School Shooting, a Letter of Support from Jumpstart’s CEO

In the Wake of Texas School Shooting, a Letter of Support from Jumpstart’s CEO To our Jumpstart community – I cried with my children last night as the news and details continued to unfold surrounding the school shooting that killed 19 children and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. I am sickened that we are dealing with another deadly shooting so soon after Buffalo and Laguna Woods – this time

Jumpstart for Young Children Statement on Second Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

BOSTON – Naila Bolus, CEO of Jumpstart for Young Children, a national organization advancing equitable learning outcomes for all children, released the following statement regarding the upcoming two-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder: “This week marks two years since George Floyd’s murder set off a national conversation about racial justice, equity, policing and protest, and over one week since ten people were senselessly killed by a white supremacist in a Buffalo supermarket.

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