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

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+ 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.

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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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Jumpstart for Young Children Welcomes Sharon Reilly as Chief Development and Marketing Officer

BOSTON, MA (December 10, 2020) – Seven years after she served as Tri-State Region Executive Director for Jumpstart for...

Request for Proposals: Jumpstart’s Read for the Record 2021 Campaign

Jumpstart for Young Children is seeking a publishing partner for its 16th annual Read for the Record campaign. About...

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