Connections between education and health No. 3: The importance of early learning

November 3, 2017

This third brief in a four-part series on connections between education and health illustrates the importance of a child’s early years for both health and future educational attainment.

This brief discusses:

  • How early childhood experiences influence health
  • Evidence-based early learning and family support programs and polices including home visiting, high-quality early childhood education (e.g., child care, preschool, pre-kindergarten) and social-emotional learning
  • The extent to which Ohio is implementing these initiatives
  • Policy options to enhance early learning in Ohio

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November 3, 2017

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