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  • Teacher Jonathan Clausell conducts a math lesson as his students finish eating in his pre-K class at C.A. Weis Elementary Community Partnership School in Pensacola, Florida, Friday, March 5, 2021, photo by Gregg Pachkowski for USA Today via Reuters

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    What Is the Cost of High-Quality Publicly Funded Pre-K?

    May 6, 2021

    Researchers use cost data collection and cost modeling to estimate the cost of a high-quality publicly funded pre-kindergarten program. They outline the challenges in understanding full program costs and the implications for policymakers.

  • A young girl reading with her grandmother, photo by Malek Hosni

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    From Day One: The Importance of Early Learning

    Feb 24, 2021

    RAND researchers Rita Karam and Gail Zellman discuss the importance of early childhood learning. This video features interviews with families and educators in the Middle East who have experienced the positive effects of engaging children in conversations and educational activities at home and in early childhood programs.

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