• Preschool intervention improves educational achievement by midlife

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    The use of an educational intervention that offers school-based enrichment and services for the family between preschool and third grade can promote postsecondary achievement by age 35, according to findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.
    “Low educational attainment - eg, high school credential or less - is a major risk factor for all seven health metrics of the American Heart Association, including hypertension, smoking and obesity; economic disparities; criminal behavior; and mental health problems,” Arthur J. Reynolds, PhD, from the Institute of Child Development at
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