Center on the Developing Child

Special Edition of the Science Journal Supports the Need for Greater Attention to Preschool

This article from Correio Braziliense, a newspaper published in Brazil, features Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff in a special edition on early childhood education. The article states that quality education in the earliest years of life is crucial to future success. Shonkoff emphasizes the need for early education to incorporate both cognitive-linguistic enrichment and innovative strategies for mitigating the effects of stress on children. The original article is no longer available, but is referenced in the linked Senate report. The article is available in Portuguese only.

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