Education: Early Childhood

Education for Ohio's Future

Publication date: 
12/2006

Education for Ohio's Future - 2006 Report

As the new century unfolds, Ohio stands at a crossroads. Over the past 20 years, our state and local leaders have worked to improve student, school and system performance. We have seen progress in some areas, but our education system falls far short of preparing all students for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

Championing Success: Business Organizations for Early Childhood Investments

Rigorous, extensive data now prove that investments in early childhood are vital for helping children start down the path of educational attainment and productive adulthood. Evidence-based early childhood programs, including quality early education; physical, mental, and dental care; and voluntary home visiting/parent mentoring, have been shown to improve outcomes in a diverse array of areas, including high school graduation, employment, substance abuse, crime, and teen pregnancy. This report examined the actions of four distinct types of organizations.
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The First Eight Years: giving kids a foundation for lifetime success

KIDS COUNT®, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local, state and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.
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