Next America: Early Childhood

Raising the most diverse generation of Americans ever

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Preschool Teachers Earn Less Than Tree Trimmers

Science says early learning is crucial, but teacher pay suggests otherwise.

Next America: Early Childhood is a project of The Atlantic, supported by a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.