Next America: Early Childhood

Raising the most diverse generation of Americans ever

Next America: Early Childhood is a project of The Atlantic, supported by grants from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation. (More)

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When ‘Universal’ Child Care Isn’t Universally High-Quality

Quebec made up for shortages in its day-care system by letting private centers step in—and different families are getting very different experiences.