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

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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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