Children need services before they reach preschool, says Nagle
Recent research by the Center for Youth Wellness found a strong correlation of stressful childhoods and worse health in adulthood.
This suggests that all children — especially the youngest and most vulnerable — need support services, said president Geoffrey Nagle at the Education Writers Association National Seminar.
Nagle presented during a panel on the science of early learning.
“Our window of opportunity, when we talk about early experience, we look at the first five years — 1,826 days,” says Nagle. “So it’s not a lot of time to ensure that children have great experiences.”