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High-quality early learning is crime prevention: Early childhood programs set children on the path to success in Nebraska

Many Nebraska children start school far behind and never catch up, which can lead to high school dropout and involvement in the criminal justice system. Greater investments in high-quality early learning from the ages of birth to five years--a crucial time of brain development--will benefit Nebraska children and families, as well as improve public safety in the years to come. (author abstract)
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