Why Early Childhood Matters: English

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Hosted by Rob Reiner 

Scientific research confirms that children's earliest experiences – starting even before they're born – dramatically affect their ability to succeed in school, and in life. In this video, our country's leaders in government, business, crime prevention, and academia voice their commitment to our nation's youngest children and emphasize the crucial need for increased investments in early childhood. 

Featuring: Sheriff Lee Baca, Los Angeles County; Dr. W. Steven barnett, Director, National Institute for Early Education Research; Governor James Douglas, Vermont; Governor Jennifer Granholm, Michigan; Kenneth D. Lewis, CEO, Bank of America; Commissioner Kenneth Mayfield, President, National Association of Counties; Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader, House of Representatives; Dr. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D.; Karen Ponder, Executive Director, North Carolina Partnership for Children. 

This video is designed to help you motivate your community to create and support programs so that every child enters school ready to succeed. Our future depends on the investments we make today in our youngest children. 

"Recommended. Stresses the importance and benefits of investing in optimum environments in which our children can grow and learn." 
~ Video Librarian