The Impact of Early Learning Experience on Low Income Children

To be successful in today’s world, every student must graduate from high school with the knowledge and skills needed for success in college, the workforce and life. Experts agree instruction to put students on track for college- and career-readiness can’t wait to begin until kindergarten. This session focused on policies and program solutions to ensure successful and expanded access to preschool education.

CSG Education Public Policy & CSG West Education Committee
College and Career-Readiness: Does it Begin in Preschool?
August 10, 2014

Presentation by Renée Wilson-Simmons, Director, National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

The Impact of Early Learning Experience on Low Income Children

Speaker Biography:

Wilson-Simmons leads the nonpartisan public policy research center dedicated to economic security, health and well-being of low-income children and families. She also served as the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s first senior associate for adolescent health and development and then as associate director of the Evidence-Based Practice Group.