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In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Jumpstart has developed a collection of resources for at-home learning to support families and caregivers of young children.

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Jumpstart relies on college students and community volunteers to instill in children a lifelong love of learning throughout our year-long program.

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+ Read for the Record

Help us shine a spotlight on high-quality early education by participating in the world’s largest reading experience.

Read with us

+ COVID-19 Resources

In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Jumpstart has developed a collection of resources for at-home learning to support families and caregivers of young children.

Explore Resources

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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Jumpstart News

News@Northeastern: COVID-19 is Keeping Preschoolers Home, So She Reads to Them Remotely

Jumpstart Northeastern University Site Manager Lisa Gozbekian was recently interviewed by the University's news site, News@Northeastern, about Jumpstart's...

State House News Service: Reopening Costs Straining Mass. Child Care System

Jumpstart President & CEO Naila Bolus was recently quoted in an article published in Massachusetts State House News...

Honoring Juneteenth and Continuing to Fight for Racial Justice

Tomorrow, millions across the nation will commemorate Juneteenth—the end of slavery in the United States. The history of the...

Jumpstart Statement: Black Lives Matter

In the days since our Call to Action last week encouraging support of national organizations engaged in racial justice work,...

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