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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.

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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 Statement: Jacob Blake’s Life Matters

This week we witnessed yet another horrific act of violence against a Black man —the shooting of Jacob...

Jumpstart for Young Children Receives Significant Gift from Bain Capital

Boston, MA (August 11, 2020) – In recognition of the extraordinary need facing Boston children during the COVID-19 crisis,...

Jumpstart Applauds House Passage of Critical Child Care Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Jumpstart applauds the broad-based support in the U.S. House of Representatives to make child care a priority...

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...

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