Quality Early Learning Settings Can Transform Our Nation's Health: A Prescription for Growing Up Healthy

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PRESCRIPTION FOR GROWING UP HEALTHY

break for fruitsQuality Early Learning Settings Can Transform Our Nation’s Health: A Prescription for Growing Up Healthy is a brief that highlights the impact that high quality early care and learning settings can  have to transform our nation’s health.  It makes the case for quality care and strongly supports the Strong Start For America’s Children Act.  It brings a “health frame” and voice to the critical issue of early learning.

We encourage you to use it to:

  • Share broadly to make the case for investments in quality care
  • Launch a targeted outreach to legislators to encourage their support of investments in quality care
  • Use as a tool to increase health promoting efforts in your state or community
  • Engage the press drawing from the information in the brief

 

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