Buenos Principios: Latino Children in the Earliest Years of Life


Publication Date: April 2007

Publisher: National Council of La Raza

Author(s): Miriam Calderon

Research Area: Education; Population and demographics

Keywords: Early childhood education; Disparities in education; School readiness

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

This report by the National Council of La Raza concludes that investing in high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education programs could help narrow the growing school readiness gap between Latino and other children. The report also makes a series of recommendations for policy-makers to improve the quality of life and school readiness for Latino children in the U.S.